Asian Tsunami is the 39th episode of Seconds from Disaster and changes tsunami laws by finding the answer.
The second largest earthquake in 40 years with a magnitude of 9.3 strikes the town of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This was known as a megathrust earthquake. It rocked Indonesia for eight minutes. Soon, it unleashes a tsunami which takes nearly 230,000 lives all along the coast of the Indian Ocean.
Cause of deathsEdit
The buildings were built to withstand earthquakes, but not tsunamis. Therefore, the houses were swept away, killing 230,000 people.