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How high was the Banda Aceh tsunami?
Also to know is, when was the Banda Aceh tsunami?
December 26, 2004
Secondly, how many people died in the Banda Aceh tsunami? Communities along the surrounding coasts of the Indian Ocean were severely affected, and the tsunamis killed an estimated 227,898 people in 14 countries. The Indonesian city of Banda Aceh reported the largest number of victims. The earthquake was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history.
Keeping this in consideration, how high was the wave of the 2004 tsunami?
Why was the tsunami of 2004 so deadly?
The December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was caused by an earthquake that is thought to have had the energy of 23,000 Hiroshima-type atomic bombs. Within hours of the earthquake, killer waves radiating from the epicenter slammed into the coastlines of 11 countries, damaging countries from east Africa to Thailand.