Deadly Tsunamis-Berin Basol

  • Lisbon Earthquake(Portugal)

    Lisbon Earthquake(Portugal)
    This earthquake had a magnitude of M9. It produced a tsunami and fire which killed around 20,000 people. The tsunami waves amplified to heights of 7 meters.
  • Krakatoa Eruption(Java/Sumatra)

    Krakatoa Eruption(Java/Sumatra)
    The explosion of the Krakatoa volcano caused the top of the volcano to collapse into the ocean. This created a tsunami of 35 meter waves, destroying 165 villages and killing about 36,000 people.
  • Aleutian Earthquake(Alaska)

    Aleutian Earthquake(Alaska)
    The magnitude of this earthquake was M8.1. It had produced a tsuanmi that killed around 160 people in the Hawaiian Islands.
  • Great Chilean Earthquake(Chile)

    Great Chilean Earthquake(Chile)
    This earthquake had a magnitude of M9.5. After traveling across the Pacific Ocean for 15 hours from an earthquake in Chile, the tsunami that had been triggered killed 61 people in Hawaii.
  • Good Friday Earthquake(Alaska)

    Good Friday Earthquake(Alaska)
    The magnitude of this earthquake was M9.2. The tsuanmi that had been triggered killed 130 people in Alaska and California.
  • Sea of Japan Earthquake(Japan)

    Sea of Japan Earthquake(Japan)
    The magnitude of this earthquake was M7.8. It had caused a tsunami on Okushiri Island, Japan that killed 120 people.
  • Papua New Guinea Quake(Papua New Guinea)

    Papua New Guinea Quake(Papua New Guinea)
    This earthquakes magnitude was M7.1. It had triggered a submarine landslide that produced a tsunami killing 2100 people.
  • Sumatra Earthquake(Indonesia)

    Sumatra Earthquake(Indonesia)
    The magnitude of this earthquake was M9.1. It generated a tsunami that killed about 230,000 people.
  • Samoa Earthquake(Samoan Islands)

    Samoa Earthquake(Samoan Islands)
    The Samoa earthquakes magnitude was M8.1. It generated tsunami that killed about 200 people.
  • Chile Earthquake(Chile)

    Chile Earthquake(Chile)
    This most recent Chile Earthquake had a magnitude of M8.8. It had generated a tsunami that killed about 700 people in coastal towns.
  • Tohoku Earthquake(Japan

    Tohoku Earthquake(Japan
    This earthquake had a magnitude of M9.1. It had produced a tsunami that killed around 20,000 people.