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Indian Ocean Earthquake

The USGS Earthquake Information Centre gives the following parameters for the December 26 earthquake location and magnitude:

Statistics
Date : 26 December 2004
Origin Time : 00:58 53 s UTC
Latitude/Longitude : 3.267° North / 95.821° East
Depth : 10 km
Magnitude : 9.0
Locality : 255 km SSE of Banda Aceh, Northern Sumatra

At a Glance

References

  • USGS Earthquake Hazards Program-Latest Earthquakes. US Geological Survey. Retrieved March 5, 2005, from http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqinthenews/2004/usslav/
  • 26 December 2004 Tsunam. National Institute of Oceanography, India. Retrieved March 5, 2005, from http://www.nio.org/jsp/tsunami.jsp
  • "Tsunami!: The WWW Tsunami Information Resource" . "Earth and Space Sciences (Geology and Geophysics) at UW" . [Online] . http://www.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/toc.html [5 March 2005]
  • "Sumatra Earthquake 26 December 2004" . "British Geological Survey" . [Online] . http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/latest_info.htm

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