26 December in History


A huge tsunami triggered by a massive undersea earthquake in the Indian Ocean killed an estimated 300,000 people in India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia on December 26, 2004, in one of the worst natural disasters to hit the region. The hypocentre of the main earthquake, which was above 9.0 on the Richter Scale, was about 160 km in the… Read More →

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