Top 5 Tsunamis Caught On Camera – World News


Hey guys, welcome to top videos now checking out five of the biggest tsunamis ever caught on camera Number one Japan the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Japan was a magnitude 9.0 to 9.1 It was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan and the fourth most powerful earthquake in the world The earthquake triggered powerful tsunami waves that reach heights of up to 133 feet around 4.4 million households in northeastern Japan were left without electricity and 1.5 million without water the world’s bank estimated economic cost was 235 billion dollars making it the costliest natural disaster in history Number two Indonesia on September 28th 2018 a shallow large earthquake struck in the neck of the Minahasa Peninsula in Indonesia This event was preceded by a sequence of foreshocks the largest of which was a magnitude 6.1 the combined effects of the earthquake and tsunami Led to the deaths of at least 2,200 people making it the deadliest earthquake worldwide in 2018 the Tsunami had been triggered With its height reaching an estimated 13 to 23 feet Striking the settlements of Palu, Dongala and Mamuju along its path Number three the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was initially documented as having a moment magnitude of 8.8 in February 2005 scientists revised the estimate of the magnitude to 9.0 Unlike in the Pacific Ocean. There was no organized alert service covering the Indian Ocean this was in part due to the absence of major tsunami events since 1883 the second and third waves of the tsunami were between 49 and 98 feet high at the coast and were described as having an appearance like A cobra shaped surf wave but taller than the coconut trees and like a mountain Indonesia Sri Lanka India, Thailand Somalia Myanmar Maldives, Malaysia and many others total death toll 184,167 caused a total of 14 billion dollars in damage Number four the 2010 Chile earthquake Occurred off the coast of central Chile on Saturday, February 27th having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale It was felt strongly in six Chilean regions that together make up about 80 percent of the country’s population The earthquake also generated a blackout that affected 93% of the Chilean population and which went on for several days in some locations. it’s estimated that the Chilean quake would cost insurance companies between four and seven billion dollars and The total loss to the economy of Chile are estimated at fifteen to thirty billion Number 5 Sanriku 1933 The main shock occurred at 2:31 a.m. Local time on March 3rd 1933 and measured 8.4 in the moment magnitude scale The tsunami which was recorded to reach the height of 94 feet It destroyed over 7,000 homes along the northern Japanese coastline of which over 4,885 were washed away the death toll came to 1522 people confirmed dead 1542 missing in 12,053 injured Hardest hit was the town of Taro, Iwate now part of Miyako City With 98% of its houses destroyed and 42 percent of its population killed Guys thanks so much for checking out five of the biggest tsunamis ever caught on camera Don’t forget to subscribe check the Bell for notifications and we’ll see you next time on top videos now

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