Monday, December 24, 2007

Tsunami - A Young Boy's Anger

Today is the 3rd anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. With a magnitude of between 9.1 and 9.3, it is the second largest earthquake ever recorded on a seismograph. The disaster is known by the scientific community as the Great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, and is also known as the Asian Tsunami and the Boxing Day Tsunami.

The Tsunami killed more than 225,000 people in eleven countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters (100 feet). This was the ninth-deadliest natural disaster in modern history. Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, and Myanmar were hardest hit. This video shows the tale of a boy who lost love ones in this tragedy .

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