Deadly Tsunamis- Jared Bailey

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  • 1755 Lisbon, Portugal

    1755 Lisbon, Portugal
    The death toll was around 20,000 due to the tsunami, earthquake and fires. The earthquake had a magnitude of 9. Some waves crossed the Atlantic and reached heights of 7m or more in the West Indies
  • 1883 Krakatoa Volcano

    1883 Krakatoa Volcano
    The explosion of the Krakatoa volcano in the Sundra Straight caused the top of the volcano to collapse into the ocean. This collapse created a tsunami greater than 35m. This tsunami destroyed 165 villages and more than 36,000 people
  • 1946 Aleutians Earthquake

    1946 Aleutians Earthquake
    The magnitude 8.1 earthquake created a tsunami in the Hawaiian islands which killed 160 people
  • 1960 Chile Earthquake

    1960 Chile Earthquake
    The Chile earthquake with a magnitude of 9.5, created a tsunami that killed 61 people. The tsunami hit Hawaii after traveling for 15 hours across the Pacific Ocean
  • 1964 Alaska Earthquake

    1964 Alaska Earthquake
    The Alaska earthquake generated a tsunami that killed 130 people in Alaska and California. The earthquake had a magnitude of 9.2.
  • 1993 Sea of Japan Earthquake

    1993 Sea of Japan Earthquake
    The Sea of Japan earthquake made a tsunami with a magnitude of 7.8. It killed 120 people on Okushiri Island.
  • 1998 Papa New Guinea Earthquake

    1998 Papa New Guinea Earthquake
    This earthquake made a submarine landslide that produced a tsunami. This 7.1 magnitude earthquake led to kill 2100 people.
  • 2004 Sumatra Earthquake

    2004 Sumatra Earthquake
    The Sumatra earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 made a tsunami. The tsunami killed 230,000 people.
  • 2009 Samoa Earthquake

    2009 Samoa Earthquake
    The 8.1 magnitude earthquake generated a tsunami that killed 200 people.
  • 2010 Chile Earthquake

    2010 Chile Earthquake
    The Chile earthquake(8.8 magnitude) created a tsunami that killed 700 people
  • 2011 Japan Earthquake

    2011 Japan Earthquake
    The 9.1 magnitude earthquake created a tsunami that killed over 20,000 people