Deadly Tsunamis- Jersi Teller

  • The Great Libson Earthquake

    The Great Libson Earthquake
    This Earthquake took place in Libson, Portugal on the morning of Saturday the 1st of November in 1755. Along with the Earthquake resulted a fire and killed an estimated 20,000 people. Tsunami waves that crossed the Atlantic Ocean amplified to heights of 7 m (~23ft.)
  • 1883 eruption of Krakatoa

    1883 eruption of Krakatoa
    The eruption in the Sunda Strait began on May 20th, 1883 and peaked on the late morning of Monday, 27 August 1883. About 70% of the island of Krakatoa and it's surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed into a caldera.
  • Aleutians Earthquake

    Aleutians Earthquake
    The Earthquake took place on the 1st of April, 1946. The Aleutians earthquake produced a tsunami in the Hawaiian Islands that killed about 160 people.
  • Great Chilean earthquake

     Great Chilean earthquake
    The 1960 Valdivia earthquake or the Great Chilean earthquake on 22 May 1960 was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded. It triggered a tsunami that killed 61 people in Hawaii after traveling for 15 hours across the Pacific Ocean. Various studies have placed it at 9.4–9.6 on the moment magnitude scale.
  • Great Alaskan earthquake

     Great Alaskan earthquake
    The 1964 Alaskan earthquake, also known as the Great Alaskan earthquake and Good Friday earthquake, occurred at 5:36 PM on Good Friday, March 27. It generated a deadly tsunami that killed about 130 people in Alaska and California.