At the time of writing this article, it is exactly 10 years on from when a devastating tsunami struck North Sumatra, Indonesia, before making its way to Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and other countries. Today, WowShack looks back on this sad event (with a focus on Indonesia) by remembering its effects. This is the Boxing Day Tsunami in pictures and numbers.
Lest we forget.
8 AM Indonesian time
9-9.3 on the Richter scale (megathrust earthquake)
Hypocentre was only 160 km off the coast of Aceh