Deadly Tsunamis-Pratik Balaji By 23pbalaji Nov 1, 1755 the Great Lisbon earthquake/Lisbon, Portugal Death toll- over 30,000 Magnitude- 9 Fact: This Tsunami was caused by a great earthquake. May 20, 1883 Eruption of Krakatoa/Sundra Strait Death toll- over 36,000 Magnitude- 6 VEI over 165 villages destroyed Apr 1, 1946 Aleutians Earthquake/Alaska Death Toll-165 Magnitude-7.4 Over $26 million in damage May 23, 1960 Chile Earthquake/Hawaii Death Toll- 61 people Magnitude- 9.5 The water traveling at speeds of 400 mph Mar 27, 1964 Alaska Earthquake/Alaska and California Magnitude-9.2 Death Toll-131 Struck Alaska's Prince William Sound Jul 12, 1993 Sea of Japan/Okushiri Island, Japan Death Toll-230 Magnitude-7.7 The tsunami reached Okushiri between 2 and 7 minutes after the earthquake Jul 17, 1998 Papua new Guinea earthquake/Guinea Death toll- 2,700 Magnitude-7 The tsunami raised awareness among scientists of the potential for small earthquakes to trigger large tsunamis. Dec 26, 2004 Sumatra–Andaman earthquake/Indonesia Death Toll-227,898 Magnitude-9.1 The earthquake was caused by a rupture along the fault between the Burma Plate and the Indian Plate. Sep 29, 2009 Samoa Earthquake/southern Pacific Ocean Death toll- 14 Magnitude-8.1 The two magnitudes of 7.8 earthquakes had a combined magnitude equivalent to 8.0. The event can be considered a double earthquake. Feb 27, 2010 2010 Chile earthquake/Chile Death Toll- 700 Magnitude-8.8 The earthquake triggered a tsunami that devastated several coastal towns in south-central Chile and damaged the port at Talcahuano. Mar 11, 2011 Tōhoku earthquake/Japan Death toll-19,759 Magnitude- 9.0 It was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan, and the fourth most powerful earthquake in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900.