Claim: Photograph shows a satellite view of the Indian Ocean tsunami.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2004]
Origins: We don’t know how anyone could mistake a photograph of a weather phenomenon (a hurricane) in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida with a seismic/oceanic phenomenon (a tsunami) which occurred in the Indian Ocean and struck the coasts of several Asian countries, but here we have it.
Even if we knew nothing else about this photograph, we could eliminate it as a picture of the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, because it has already been circulating for months as a satellite photograph of
Last updated: 13 January 2005