The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami occurred at UTC on 26 December, The earthquake was caused by a rupture along the fault between the Burma Plate and the Indian Plate. A series of large tsunami waves up to
A tsunami or tidal wave is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a The Indian Ocean tsunami was among the deadliest natural disasters in human history, with at least , people killed or missing in
So the quake caused violent shaking and extensive damage to.
The Asian tsunami of was caused by tectonic activity beneath the Indian Ocean. A fault twenty miles below the ocean surface ruptured, forcing one of the.