2004 Tsunamis



TIB Event List

With surface wave or moment magnitude (Mw) greater than or equal to 6.5 and a depth no greater than 100 km, or an event for which a Tsunami Information Bulletin (TIB) or Regional Watch Warning (RWW) was issued. Epicenter, Ms, and Mw from USGS National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC, G); Mw and centroid depth from Harvard (H); Mw from PTWC at action time.

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26 December 2004, Mw 9.0, Northern Sumatra - Field Survey

1) Field Survey  

26 December 2004, Mw 9.0, Northern Sumatra - Sea Level

2) Sea Level

26 December 2004, Mw 9.0, Northern Sumatra - Alert Information

1) Alert Information

 

3) Satellite Data

26 December 2004, Mw 9.0, Northern Sumatra - Seismic Data

4) Seismic Data

26 December 2004, Mw 9.0, Northern Sumatra - Model Simulations

5) Model Simulations

26 December 2004, Mw 9.0, Northern Sumatra - Media

The following are links to various newspaper articles on the web that are concerned with the aftermath of the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami:

Asia Source : A resource of the Asia Society has a special report on the earthquake, tsunami and aftermath, that lists ongoing news sources and links to articles by subject from various sources at http://www.asiasource.org/news/at_mp_02.cfm?newsid=122888

BBC News --British Broadcasting Company World News website has a portal devoted to the Indian Ocean Tsunami at Tsunami In Depth
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/world/2004/asia_quake_disaster/default.stm

The Hindu (Madras, India) has a list of December 26, 2004 related stories at http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/nic/0035/index.htm

The Local [Sweden] A newspaper in English, http://www.thelocal.se/ and scroll down to Definitive guides on the right side, click on Asian Tsunami

Sydney Morning Herald [Australia] compilation Waves of Devestation, http://www.smh.com.au/specials/tsunami/

Die Zeit [Germany] has a compilation Dossier>> Tsunami http://www.zeit.de/2005/25/Tsunami_2fSpenden.  In German.

28 November 2004, Mw 7.0, Hokkaido, Japan

Overview

1) Alert Information
2) Sea Level

 

3) Seismic
4) Model Simulations  

 

 

23 December 2004, Mw 8.1, North of MacQuarie Island

Overview

1) Alert Information
2) Sea Level

 

3) Seismic
4) Model Simulations  

 

 

2 November 2004, Mw 6.7, Vancouver

Overview

1) Alert Information
2) Sea Level

 

3) Seismic
4) Model Simulations  

 

05 September 2004, Mw 7.2, Honshu, Japan

Overview

1) Alert Information
2) Sea Level
3) Seismic  
4) Model Simulations
 

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