2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (Southeast Asia)

The 6.9 earthquake that rattled northeast India in 2011 had its epicenter near the border of Nepal and Sikkim, a tiny Himalayan kingdom that was merged into India in 1975. At least sixty-three people died in Sikkim, many in remote villages like Bay in the northern part of the state. Houses were damaged by the quake or washed away by landslides it touched off. Miles of roads became impassable. The state and central government estimated that the quake caused $15 billion in damage to property and infrastructure.

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When powerful tsunami smashed into this Indonesian city 10 years ago, the only structures left standing in many neighborhoods were mosques. For the hundreds who found refuge within their walls, the buildings’ lifesaving role has not been forgotten — and for many, that experience strengthened their faith.

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The mosque, built by Dutch colonizers and completed in 1881, was virtually unscathed by the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami, which devastated the city and killed more than 230,000 people in more than a dozen nations around the Indian Ocean.

Earthquake triggers deadly tsunami. The world's most powerful earthquake in more than 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean …
An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit the Myanmar-India (Manipur) Border Region this afternoon.

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The state assembly elections are slated for the first half of 2014, along with the general elections in India. According to Nar Bahadur Bhandari, former Sikkim chief minister and leader of the opposition Sikkim Sangram Parishad, “the delayed and inadequate relief and rehabilitation after the 2011 earthquake and massive graft charges against the government at all levels” have stoked the worst anti-incumbency backlash against Chamling’s Sikkim Democratic Front party since he took office in 1994.

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The shock had a …

It has been 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami and earthquake devastated parts of Indonesia Sri Lanka, India and Thailand

22/12/2014 · It has been 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami and earthquake devastated parts of Indonesia Sri Lanka, India and Thailand

The December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was caused by an earthquake that is thought to have had the energy of 23,000 Hiroshima-type atomic bombs.