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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

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


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