Tsunami timeline

Timeline created by DonMcCue
  • Sumatra Tsunami

    Sumatra Tsunami
    volcanic eruptions under water cause a Tsunami that drowns 36,000 people
  • April Fools

    April Fools
    A tsunami caused by an earthquke in alaska caused the deaths of 146 people who were mostly in Hawaii
  • Kamchatka tsunami

    Kamchatka tsunami
    The Kamchatka Peninsula in the USSR had one of its worst earthquakes, measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale this caused a massive tsunami that hit across the sea as far as chile
  • Alaskan Lituya bay

    Alaskan Lituya bay
    the largest recorded in modern times Tsunami in Lituya Bay, Alaska was caused by a landslide triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake. Waves reached a height of 1,720 feet in the bay, It sank a single boat, killing two fishermen because of the nature of the event.
  • Great Chilean Earthquake Tsunami in the pacific

    Great Chilean Earthquake Tsunami in the pacific
    The Great Chilean Earthquake causes a large Tsunami in the pacific ocean. This caused 142 deaths in Japan. The earthquake was a 9.5 one of the largest everrecorded This quake also resulted in the deaths of almost 6,000 people in chile
  • Niigta Tsunami

    Niigta Tsunami
    the Niigata Japan Tsunami was caused by a 7.5 earthquake off the coast of the city. these forces combined killed 28 people and destroyed the entire city
  • Hounshu Tsunami

    Hounshu Tsunami
    the Nihonkai-Chubu earthquake caused this tsunami at a 7.9 magnitude. This Tsunami killed around 100 people
  • Indonesian Tsunami

    Indonesian Tsunami
    This earthquake was a 7.5 magnitude tremor that devestated the phillipeans. The source was a thrust fault dipping 32 degrees. this quakes fatalities were up to 2,100.
  • Turkey Tsunami

    Turkey Tsunami
    A 7.6 tremor struck the north-west and centre of the country, claiming about 17,000 lives and causing a devastating tsunami.
  • Pacific Tsunami

    Pacific Tsunami
    Two earthquakes occuring almost at the same time ,measuring 8.1 and 8.0 caused tsunamis that devastated Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. these quakes created five meter high waves killing 192 people.
  • Japan Tsunami

    Japan Tsunami
    A massive 9-magnitude earthquake caused a series of tsunamis that completly devestated Japan and places as far away as California this was a 10-metre tsunami that tossed ships inland and left at least 110 people dead