Sumatra

Coseismic and Postseismic Slip of the 2005 M-w 8.6 Nias-Simeulue Earthquake: Spatial Overlap and Localized Viscoelastic Flow

Paleotsunami studies have shown that the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami could have been anticipated.

Late Quaternary eruption of the Ranau Caldera and new geological slip rates of the Sumatran Fault Zone in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Reassessment of the 1907 Sumatra "Tsunami Earthquake" Based on Macroseismic, Seismological, and Tsunami Observations, and Modeling

Archaeological evidence that a late 14th-century tsunami devastated the coast of northern Sumatra and redirected history

In subduction zones, the greatest hazard from earthquakes often comes from tsunami waves. However, models linking earthquake slip to tsunamis often fit data poorly (e.g.

The Child of Krakatoa Awakes

At approximately 9:30pm local time (2:30pm GMT) on the 22 December 2018, a tsunami struck Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, which lies between the islands of Java and Sumatra, claiming over 430 lives. According to Indonesia’s disaster agency there are at least 1,500 injured, over 120 people still missing, and around 12,000 people have been displaced.

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