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How was the Indonesian tsunami triggered?

Asked 2018-12-24 10:41:26 by Abhinav Bose

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After the eruption of volcano Anak Krakatau, an underwater landslide occurred which led to the tsunami.

How many people have died?

Asked 2018-12-24 10:41:26 by Shreyas Sharma

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Reports claim as many as 281 people died and 1016 were injured in the tsunami.

Is it possible that more tsunamis could strike?

Asked 2018-12-24 10:41:26 by Rakesh Malik

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Weather officials said since the volcano is continuing to erupt, more tsunamis could strike the coastal areas.

Was a warning sounded earlier?

Asked 2018-12-24 10:41:26 by Aarav Kapoor

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Since Indonesia's early warning system can't detect underwater landslides, an early warning wasn't given.

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