Top 10 Tsunamis

 

Top 10 Tsunamis

Tsunami waves

Tsunami in Asia- Wikipedia

 

Tsunamis are very huge and powerful waves formed in seas and oceans. These powerful and destructive waves (Tsunamis) are caused due to factors like undersea earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Here is a list of top 10 Tsunamis.

Top 10 Tsunamis
Location Date Estimated no of people killed
Southeast Asia 26 December, 2004 more than 2,00,000
Krakatoa, Sumatra 27 August, 1883 36,380
Suniku, Japan 15 June, 1896 28,000
Tohoko, Japan 11 March, 2011 16,500
Agadir, Morocco 29 February, 1960 12,000
Lisbon, Portugal 1 November, 1755 10,000
Papua New Guinea 18 July, 1998 8000
Chile and Japan 22 May, 1960 5,700
Philippines 17 August, 1976 5000
Japan 28 October, 1707 4,900

That was all about the top 10 Tsunamis.

 

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