This Is How Big A Ferocious And Destructive Tsunami Can Get

This Is How Big A Ferocious And Destructive Tsunami Can Get

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Tsunami is indeed the most catastrophic disaster!

#5 Deadliest Natural Disaster

Tsunamis are, without a doubt, the most destructive natural disaster that can occur on Earth! Usually, it is caused by an earthquake under the sea level which is why a long sea wave rises to mega height taking in its leap everything it strikes!

#5 Deadliest Natural Disaster
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#4 The Destructive Ability of Tsunami

During 1963, a mountain had collapsed into a dam reservoir in Italy which caused a wave of 250 meters height thereby taking around 2000 lives within seconds!

#4 The Destructive Ability of Tsunami
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#3 The Massive Landslide

In 1958, an earthquake caused a massive landslide in Alaska, generating a wave that was 525 meters high. It also took many lives and caused heavy destruction!

Wanna know how can the waves actually get? Keep reading..!!

#3 The Massive Landslide
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#2 The Largest Mega Tsunami

But have you ever wondered how large a tsunami wave can actually get? Well, about 1.5 million years ago, s landslide generated a tsunami with waves over 600 m high! However, it was still not the largest one!

According to scientists, the largest known mega-tsunami was caused by an asteroid about 66 million years ago. It crashed into the gulf of Mexico and created waves over 5 kilometers high!!

Now, let's understand how high can these waves get by doing some comparisons! Watch these comparisons in the video ahead to get a clear understanding!

#2 The Largest Mega Tsunami
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#1 See How Big Can A Tsunami Actually Get!

Tsunamis are indeed the deadliest and most destructive disasters! Check out how big can it actually get here!




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