Damage to Countries
The epicenter of the earthquake was situated off the Indonesian island of Sumatra which is fully exposed to the Indian Ocean. Some twenty countries from 2 continents have their coastlines along the Indian Ocean and as such, it was not surprising that countries as far as those in Africa were affected as well.
At a Glance
Before you begin, check out our interactive atlas which will provide you with some basic information.
For more in-depth information, check out the pages below.