Attached is a color coded timeline of events related to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that seeks to answer the question “who knew what when?” This Presentation is available as:
- Flash: Flash Presentation on Tsunami Warnings (Truncated).
- Flash: Full Flash Presentation
- Powerpoint:Tsunami Warnings and How We Can Listen
- and HTML Tsunami Timeline
The basic timeline is below.
7:00 AM: Indonesia Reports Earthquake
7:05 AM: Colombo Gets Quake Report
7:14 AM: Honolulu Earthquake Bulletin
7:30 AM: Tsunami Hits Sumatra
8:04 AM: Honolulu Tsunami Warning
8:27 AM: Tsunami Hits Kalmunai
8:55 AM: Tsunami Hits Trinco, Batticaloa, more
9:30 AM: Tsunami Hits Galle, Kalutara, more