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Friday, 11 February, 2005

2004 Deadliest Quake Year in 5 Centuries

The death toll from the earthquake-generated tsunami in Asia made 2004 the deadliest year for earthquakes in five centuries, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday.

The agency estimated the toll from the Dec. 26 tsunami at 275,950. Waverly Person, director of the agency's earthquake information center in Golden, Colo., said he expects the final count to be even higher.

Other sources have estimated the number of dead at more than 160,000, with thousands more listed as missing.

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Deadliest Earthquakes from USGS
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Blogger illiteracy said :

I think what happens was very bad and i hope that that people can move on in life and do not think what happen that day

Sat Feb 12, 01:21:00 AM IST