Deep heat may have spawned one of the world’s deadliest tsunamis

Geology suggests why Indonesia’s 2004 quake was surprisingly strong

Sumatra quake

DEADLY DISASTER  The quake that ruptured off the coast of Sumatra on December 26, 2004, was one of the deadliest earthquakes in history, mostly because it set off an enormous tsunami that destroyed nearby island communities.

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