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ESTRADA ROLDAN, BEATRIZ ELENA and FARBIARZ FARBIARZ, JOSEF. EL TERREMOTO Y POSTERIOR TSUNAMI DEL 26 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2004 EN INDONESIA. Dyna rev.fac.nac.minas [online]. 2005, vol.72, n.145, pp. 85-90. ISSN 0012-7353.
A short compilation of the cause, characteristics and effects of the tsunami generated on the 26 of December of 2004 in Indonesia is presented here. The general context of generation of this phenomena is illustrated together with the tectonic environment in which this tsunami in particular was produced. Finally, a brief introduction to tsunamis in Colombia including tsunami cases and areas of higher tsunami hazard is considered.