Tsunamis are more frequent, occurring mostly in the Pacific Ocean because it is the largest expanse of water worldwide, primarily affecting the Asian coasts, islands of this continent and the West Coast America.
The ten most deadly tsunamis have caused throughout history have been:
10. Sanriku, Japan (1933) – 3068 Deaths. On March 3, 1933, on the eastern coast of Honshu Japan, was again hit by a great tsunami, after having also been some 40 years earlier by an even greater . This tsunami was caused by an earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale, destroyed over 5000 houses and leaving more than 3,000 fatalities.
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