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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

GUINESS WORLD RECORD-6

HIGHEST DEATH TOLL FROM A TSUNAMI

On December 26, 2004 an earthquake with magnitude of 9 occurred under the Indian Ocean off the coast of Indonesia. The resulting Tsunami wave inundated the coastlines of nine different countries around the Indian Ocean. The total death toll may be never known but as on 20 January 2005 at least 2,26,000 people are known to have perished.

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