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2004 Indian (Boxing Day) Tsunami 26th Dec
2011 Japanese Tsunami 11th Mar

Magnitude 9.2 Mw 3rd largest recorded since 1990 9.0 Mw 4th largest since 1990 2 days of tremors peaking 7.2
Epicentre 160km off Sumatra coast 30km off shore from Tohoku
Focus Depth 30km for both shallow focus, large…

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International $14 billion External aid, NGOs $14 billion plus $183 billion from bank of Japan
Response Low tech management mangroves replanted and Rebuild infrastructure and buildings
education in schools 170 000 people moved to temporary housing shipping
containers

Warning Systems / No warning system in place. 12m high coastal wall…

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