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December 26 2004 Tsunami HTML5
Illustration of the tsunami’s progression, starting from the earthquake’s epicentre, on a map of the Indian Ocean.
Click on "Plates" or "Earthquakes" buttons to highlight the tectonic plate's location.
Click on , to control the animation.
- To observe the tsunami’s progression in the Indian Ocean.
The term ‘tsunami’ (harbour wave) comes from Japan, where the phenomenon frequently occurs. When an underwater quake or any other cause, suddenly sets a great depth of water into motion, it causes…
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