TSUNAMI TIMETOAST

  • Lisbon, Portugal

    Exact Date of Event: 1775
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 9
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 20,000 people
    • Interesting Facts - Tsunami eaves crossed with the Atlantic and amplified the height 7 m or more
  • Krakatoa, Sundra strait between java and Sumatra

  • (Alaska earthquake) , Hawaii islands

    • Exact Date of Event: 1946
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 8.1
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 160
    • Interesting Facts -
    The wave reached Kauai, Hawaii 4.5 hours after the quake, and Hilo, Hawaii 4.9 hours later
  • Chile Earthquake, Hawaii

    • Exact Date of Event: 1960
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 9.5
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 61
    • Interesting Facts - Both the 1960 Chile earthquake and the 1700 Cascadia earthquake were caused by sudden ruptures of long segments of subduction zones.
  • Alaska Earthquake, Alaska and California

    • Exact Date of Event: 1964
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 9.2
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 130
    • Interesting Facts -
    The 1964 Alaska earthquake, the strongest earthquake ever recorded in North America
  • Sea of Japan, Okushiri Japan

    • Exact Date of Event: 1993
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 7.8
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 120
    • Interesting Facts - The seismic moment of the estimated fault model was calculated to be 9.95 × 1020 Nm
  • Papua New Guinea earthquake

    • Exact Date of Event: 1998
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 7.1
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 2100
    • Interesting Facts - The earthquake created a landslide which turned into a tsunami
  • Sumatra earthquake, Indonesia

    • Exact Date of Event: 2004
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 9.1
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 230,000
    • Interesting Facts - +20 to 30 minutes: Tsunami waves more than 100 feet high pound the Banda Aceh coast
  • Samoa earthquake

    • Exact Date of Event: 2009
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 8.1
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 200
    • Interesting Facts -The submarine earthquake occurred in an extensional environment and had a moment magnitude of 8.1
  • Chile earthquake

    Name and Location of the Earthquake: Chile earthquake
    • Exact Date of Event: 2010
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 8.8
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 700
    • Interesting Facts - Killed people in coastal towns
  • Japan Tsunami

    • Exact Date of Event: 2011
    • Magnitude of the Earthquake: 9.2
    • Death toll from the resultant tsunami: 20,000
    • Interesting Facts - The most powerful earthquake recorded in Japan since 1900, when seismic recording devices were first used, and it is the fourth most powerful ever detected worldwide.