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Scoop Images: The Boxing Day Swarm Of Earthquakes

Scoop Images: The Boxing Day Swarm Of Earthquakes

The death toll from the Tsunami caused by the huge richter 9.0 earthquake off the coast of Acheh / Sumatra has as of now passed 12000. As can be seen in the following image and list of quakes the massive quake that started this swarm off is far from the only large earthquake to hit the region in the past 24 hours. Over a geographic area approximately the size of New Zealand there have been 19 relatively large quakes in the space of a little over 24 hours.


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Source: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Maps/10/95_10.html

EARTHQUAKES IN THIS MAP

MAG::::::::DATE::::::::::UTC-TIME::::::::LAT::::::::::LON::::::::DEPTH::::::::region
::::::::::::::::y/m/d::::::::::h:m:s::::::::::::deg::::::::::deg::::::::::km
::6.0::::2004/12/27::00:32:13::::::5.502::::::94.465::::10.0::::NORTHERN::SUMATRA,::INDONESIA
::5.6::::2004/12/26::19:03:47::::::4.069::::::94.202::::10.0::::OFF::THE::WEST::COAST::OF::NORTHERN::SUMATRA
::5.6::::2004/12/26::15:12:21::::::6.698::::::93.017::::10.0::::NICOBAR::ISLANDS,::INDIA::REGION
::5.7::::2004/12/26::15:06:33::::::3.703::::::94.021::::10.0::::OFF::THE::WEST::COAST::OF::NORTHERN::SUMATRA
::5.9::::2004/12/26::13:56:37::::::2.792::::::94.458::::10.0::::OFF::THE::WEST::COAST::OF::NORTHERN::SUMATRA
::5.5::::2004/12/26::10:18:13::::::8.950::::::93.730::::10.0::::NICOBAR::ISLANDS,::INDIA::REGION
::6.5::::2004/12/26::09:20:01::::::8.867::::::92.382::::10.0::::NICOBAR::ISLANDS,::INDIA::REGION
::7.3::::2004/12/26::04:21:26::::::6.901::::::92.952::::10.0::::NICOBAR::ISLANDS,::INDIA::REGION
::5.9::::2004/12/26::02:59:12::::::3.177::::::94.259::::10.0::::OFF::THE::WEST::COAST::OF::NORTHERN::SUMATRA
::5.8::::2004/12/26::02:34:50::::::4.104::::::94.184::::10.0::::OFF::THE::WEST::COAST::OF::NORTHERN::SUMATRA
::6.0::::2004/12/26::02:22:02::::::8.838::::::92.532::::10.0::::NICOBAR::ISLANDS,::INDIA::REGION
::5.9::::2004/12/26::01:48:47::::::5.393::::::94.423::::10.0::::NORTHERN::SUMATRA,::INDONESIA
::9.0::::2004/12/26::00:58:51::::::3.298::::::95.779::::10.0::::OFF::THE::WEST::COAST::OF::NORTHERN::SUMATRA

RELATED:

New Zealander Killed In South-East Asian Tsunami - One New Zealander has been confirmed dead in the tsunami that struck south east and southern Asia last evening, Foreign Minister Phil Goff said. See... New Zealander killed in Asian tsunami
REACTION:
- World Vision - World Vision Responds Immediately To Tsunami
- Oxfam - Oxfam Responds To South Asia Disaster
- United Nations - Indian Ocean Countries Devastated By Tidal Waves
TO HELP: Phone World Vision 0800 80 2000 or Oxfam 0800 400 666.

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