Is The World Ready For Another 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami?
Ten years ago, the world's worst tsunami devastated nations bordering the Indian Ocean. How prepared is the world for another one of a similar scale?By Jake Godin | December 26, 2014
December 26 marks the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Triggered by an undersea megathrust earthquake, the tsunami was the deadliest in recorded history, resulting in more than 225,000 deaths and the displacement of 1.7 million people in 14 countries. (Video via BBC & YouTube / geoffmackley)
The majority were in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Thailand.