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Computer modeling of the December 26, 2004 North Sumatra Tsunami
Entry ID: Tsunami_122604_AIST

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Abstract: The great earthquake (Mw 9.0) of December 26 off Sumatra generated the tsunami
in the Indian Ocean. According to the U.S.G.S., the aftershocks extended as far
as 1,000 km toward north (see images posted on the website showing tsunami travel
times (in hours) where the red circles indicate aftershocks occurred within 24
hours). Other Travel time ... View entire text
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Description: Novosibirsk Tsunami Laboratory, Institute of Computational Mathematics and
Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russsia
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Caption:  2004 Sumatra Earthquake
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 21.22   S: 4.8   E: 106.42   W: 96.83

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-12-26
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National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +81-43-223-3803
Fax: +81-43-224-0949
Contact Address:
1-1 Ichiba-cho, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba
Postal Code: 260-0855
Country: JAPAN
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23