Monday, 2 January 2012

tsunami List




This article lists notable historic tsunamis, which are sorted by the date and location that the tsunami occurred.
6100 BC: Norwegian Sea
1600 BC: Santorini, Greece
426 BC: Malian Gulf, Greece
373 BC: Helike, Greece
79 AD: Gulf of Naples, Italy
365 AD: Alexandria, Eastern Mediterranean
684 AD: Hakuho, Japan
869 AD: Sendai, Japan
887 AD: Ninna Nankai, Japan
1293: Kamakura, Japan
1303: Eastern Mediterranean
1361: Shōhei Nankai, Japan
1498: Meiō Nankai, Japan
1541: Nueva Cadiz, Venezuela
1605: Keichō Nankaido, Japan
1607: Bristol Channel, Great Britain
1698: Seikaido-Nankaido, Japan
1700: Vancouver Island, Canada
1707: Hōei, Japan
1741: W. Hokkaido, Japan
1755: Lisbon, Portugal
1771: Yaeyama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
1792: Mount Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan
1833: Sumatra, Indonesia
1854: Nankai, Tokai, and Kyushu Japan
1855: Edo, Japan
1868: Hawaiian Islands
1868: Arica, Chile
1883: Krakatoa, Sunda Strait, Indonesia
1896: Meiji Sanriku, Japan
1908: Messina, Italy
1923: Kanto, Japan
1929: Newfoundland
1933: Showa Sanriku, Japan
1944: Tonankai, Japan
1946: Nankaidō, Japan
1946: Aleutian Islands
1952: Severo-Kurilsk, Kuril Islands, USSR
1958: Lituya Bay, Alaska, USA
1960: Valdivia, Chile
1963: Vajont Dam, Monte Toc, Italy
1964: Niigata, Japan
1964: Alaska, USA
1976: Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines
1979: Tumaco, Colombia
1980: Spirit Lake, Washington, USA
1983: Sea of Japan
1993: Okushiri, Hokkaido, Japan
1998: Papua New Guinea
2004: Indian Ocean
2006: South of Java Island
2006: Kuril Islands
2007: Solomon Islands
2007: Niigata, Japan
2009: Samoa
2010: Chile
2011: New Zealand
2011: Pacific coast of Japan
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