World News – United States – World Tsunami Awareness Day: Here are five of the world’s worst tsunami disasters


World Tsunami Awareness Day was designed on November 5, 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly, which aims to educate governments on how to deal with the dangers of tsunami Generally, the name Tsunami is derived from the Japanese word tsu because it is the country most affected due to the tsunami On November 5, it was chosen in honor of a true story of Japan: « Inamura-no-hi », which means « to burn the sheaves of rice »

World Tsunami Awareness Day is celebrated each year with a theme and this year 2020 and this year’s theme is the Sendai Seven campaign which emphasizes the strategies that will be implemented to reduce the impact tsunami and save more lives from disasters in 2020 It is estimated that over 50% of the world’s population resides in coastal areas, hence the need to prepare to minimize losses from future disasters However, we are here to put together some major tsunami disasters

Tsunami is generally considered to be the earthquake in the oceans generated by the movement of water This can happen with a wind speed of 800 km and a height of 25 mts Let’s take a look at the worst tsunamis that shook the world…

Due to the magnitude 91 earthquake on the Richter scale occurred on December 26, 2004 in the Indian Ocean at a height of 50 m, reaching 5 km inland near Meubolah , Sumatra, nearly killed 230,000 The tsunami hit countries like Ache, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu, India and Khao Lak, Thailand

This is the recent one that happened nine years ago on the east coast of Japan Waves traveled 800 km / h killing 18,000 people With the effect of the tsunami, no less than 4.52,000 people were transferred to rehabilitation centers Japan has lost so much that it takes five years before the damage occurs

The tsunami occurred with a magnitude 76 earthquake in Sanirku Japan in 2020, which reached a height of 382m killing 22,000 people No less than 11,000 homes were reportedly perished. According to some reports, the tsunami also hit the China on the east coast, where more than 4,000 people have died

Unlike a general tsunami, it was the one that occurred due to the explosion of the Krakatau caldera volcano where waves appeared up to 37m This receded on the shore near Bombay that killed 40,000 people, including 2,000 deaths due to the eruption of the volcano

The tsunami in northern Chile occurred with the impact of two earthquakes with a magnitude of 85 on the coast of Arica, Peru The tsunami was recorded by six tide gauges, as far as Sydney , in Australia, killing 25,000 and an estimated loss of US $ 300 million due to the tsunami and earthquakes along the Peru-Chile coast

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