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Deadliest Tsunamis in History

Deadliest Tsunamis in History

FatalitiesYearMagnitudePrincipal areas
225,000+ 20049.0Indian Ocean
100,000 1645? B.C. Crete-Santorini, Ancient Greece
60,000 17558.5Portugal, Morocco
40,000 17827.0South China Sea
36,500 1883 Krakatau, Indonesia
30,000 17078.4Tokaido-Nankaido, Japan
26,360 18967.6Sanriku, Japan
25,674 18688.5Northern Chile
15,030 17926.4Kyushu Island, Japan
13,486 17717.4Ryukyu Trench, Japan
Source: National Geophysical Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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