Deadliest Tsunamis Ever Recorded In the History Of The World

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These are the deadliest tsunamis ever recorded in the history of the world and the devastating effect on life and property.

Tsunamis can be a result of significant displacement of water in oceans or lakes, though are most commonly created by the movement of tectonic plates under the ocean floor that happens during earthquakes. However, volcanic eruptions, glacial carving, meteorite impacts, or landslides can also cause this catastrophe, based on Australian Geographic.

Place: Ise Bay, Japan
Date: January 18, 1586

It was caused by a magnitude 8.2 earthquake and the waves reached the height of 6 meters that destroyed many towns. This tsunami resulted in the death of 8000 people and a large amount of damage.

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