1775 Lisbon, Portugalmagnitude 7.7 - 9.0
Interesting fact - because houses were still lit by candle light, many were knocked over in the tsunami, which led to many houses burning down.
1883 Krakatoa36,000 deaths
interesting fact - Inspiration for the famous painting The Scream by Edvard Munch, the red sky from the volcano inspired the background for the painting.
1946 Aleutians, AlaskaMagnitude 8.1, 160 deaths
Interesting fact - The tsunami was known as the April fools day tsunami because it hit the islands of Hawaii on April 1st
1960 Chilemagnitude 9.5
killed 61 people
Interesting fact - The tsunami devastated most Chilean ports, which was the main economy for the country.
1964 Alaskanmagnitude 9.2, killed 130 people
Interesting fact - The main force of the tsunami was caused by a massive underwater landslide.
1993 Okushiri120 people killed, Magnitude 7.8
Interesting fact - Even Though the area hit by the tsunami had tsunami defences in place from a previous disaster 10 years earlier, there was still substantial damage done to the area.
1998 Papua New GuineaMagnitude 7.1, 2100 killed
Interesting fact - After the tsunami destroyed many of the coastal villages in the country, buildings were rebuilt further back from the ocean in the event of another tsunami.
2004 SumatraMagnitude 9.1, 230,000 deaths
Interesting fact - Even though the coast of Somalia was further away than Bangladesh, Somalia was hit harder by the tsunami than Bangladesh.
2009 SamoaSeptember 29, 2009, Magnitude 8.1, 200 deaths
Interesting fact - In the capital of Samoa Lepa, after the tsunami only a church and the town's welcome sign were still standing.
2010 ChileMagnitude 8.8, 700 deaths
Interesting fact - The majority of casualties caused in the tsunami were caused by people being stuck in lower floors of buildings or inside cars.
2011 JapanMagnitude 9.1, 20,000 Deaths
Interesting fact - The 2011 Tohoku earthquake was the largest earthquake ever recorded in Japan.