First of all, the main objective of this academic report is to describe the third- biggest ever recorded tsunami, which is known as boxing day 2004. The effects of the tsunami of december 26, 2004: a photo essay mark g robson dept of environmental and occupational health, umdnj-school of public health, 683 hoes lane west, rm 305, piscataway, nj 08854, usa mark g robson: [email protected] author information ▻ copyright and license. The vessel was moored one nautical mile off the coast of khao lak, phang nga province in thailand when the tsunami struck on december 26, 2004 the large metal boat - strongly built - was flung around like a toy the water carried the boat 2km inland through buildings and tress, before dropping it down. Read this full essay on the tsunami disaster the tsunami disaster at 0059 gmt on 26 december 2004, a magnitude 93 earthqu. Listen to national public radio's december 31, 2004 broadcast on tsunami science and prediction with expert guest harold mofjeld from the national ocean and atmospheric administration what was lost timecom/time/photoessays/ tsunami view time magazine's in-depth photo essay of the 2004 tsunami.
December 26 2004, the indian ocean tsunami hit thailand, indonesia, and a few other places along the indonesian coast the tsunami killed about 226 000 people it was the worst tsunami in recorded history unfortunately there were no alert services around the indian ocean area to help people in the time of the tsunami. Shaped like an eyelid in a halo of azure water, the tiny indian ocean island of dhuvaafaru in the maldives is a fresh-minted community that has been transplanted to the raa atoll clinics, schools and roads have all been built from scratch its homes, all newly peopled, are the legacy of tragedy on a vast. Five years ago, on boxing day, december 26th, 2004, a magnitude 93 earthquake hit the seafloor of the indian ocean, causing tremendous waves of seawater to rush ashore as devastating tsunamis that left 230,000 people dead across 13 different countries - the fifth deadliest natural disaster in recorded. In 2004, a massive earthquake struck off indonesia, unleashing a devastating tsunami that leaves more than 220000 dead a series of photo essays and features throughout the month of december to mark the 10th anniversary of the indian ocean tsunami, one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded.
Read cnn's tsunami of 2004 fast facts and learn more about the 2004 indian ocean tsunami that followed the world's third-largest earthquake on record. A man stands in the debris of his house that was destroyed by a tidal wave moratuwa, a coastal town in the southwest of sri lanka, was one of the many villages completely ravaged by the indian ocean tsunami of 26 december 2004 un photo/evan schneider logo tsunamis are rare events, but can be extremely deadly. A compilation of footage taken from a television documentary starting with footage of the tsunami and ending with an analysis of what happened using a model.
There has been an abounding number of earthquakes and tsunamis, but the indian earthquake/tsunami was the most tragic one that has ever happened for just the reparation it costs 19 trillion us dollars, additionally 116 acres of land were destroyed this is the indian earthquake/tsunami of 2004 that costs more than. Estimated first-arrival travel time in hours for the dec 26 2004 sumatra, indonesia tsunami event based on an earthquake rupture zone simulated with point sources more: tsunami travel time (ttt) it does not provide information on the height nor the strength of the wave, only the arrival times. Free essay: fatally, it was so intense that it literally caused something far more deadly the epicenter of this earthquake was in the indian ocean, just off.
It was early morning on december 26th, 2004 when the sea parted off the coast of indonesia as the turbulent water made its way inland on boxing day. 1department of emergency medicine, st john's episcopal hospital, 327 beach 19th street, far rockaway, new york, ny 11691, usa 2department of emergency medicine, st john's episcopal hospital, 3264 wolfson dive, baldwin, new york, ny 11510, usa received 13 december 2010 revised 8. The tsunami was coming and it was at this point that i really lost it just last week i re-watched one of the documentaries about the 2004 tsunami, so the sentiment was refreshed not too long ago i'm so i've been reading some earthquake essays and they don't come close to being as intense as this.