close
    tsunamis hisory

    is latest tsunami the biggest in history?

    0  Views: 477 Answers: 1 Posted: 7 years ago
    Tags: tsunami

    1 Answer

    No. The worst tsunami occurred on Dec 26 2004:
    an earthquake released close to 23,000 Hiroshima-type atomic bombs mount of energy from beneath the Earth's surface. This unleashed a series of killer waves across the Indian Ocean that traveled as fast as a jet airliner. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake was the largest magnitude earthquake in 40 years and the tsunami it generated traveled as much as 3,000 miles to Africa. About 229,866 were found dead and one-third of the death toll were young children who were not strong enough to fight against the force of the waves.



    Top contributors in Uncategorized category

     
    ROMOS
    Answers: 18355 / Questions: 154
    Karma: 1093K
     
    Colleen
    Answers: 47520 / Questions: 115
    Karma: 953K
     
    country bumpkin
    Answers: 10972 / Questions: 160
    Karma: 800K
     
    jhharlan
    Answers: 9875 / Questions: 1091
    Karma: 732K
    > Top contributors chart

    Unanswered Questions

    441779
    questions
    709848
    answers
    512473
    users