Indonesia: December 26, 2004


A large underwater earthquake off the coast of the Indonesian province of Aceh created lethal tidal waves that hit all nations washed by the Indian ocean. Throughout the region, over 60,000 people along the beaches were killed, millions made homeless and billions of dollars in damage. Nearly half of the deaths were Indonesian, mostly in Aceh. The province got hit with the earthquake, then the coastal areas got hammered by the tidal waves.




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