Tsunamis in Egypt

In a total of 2 tidal waves classified as a tsunami since 365 a total of 70 people died in Egypt. Tsunamis therefore occur only rarely here.



The biggest impact in terms of lifes, injuries, destroyed homes and economy had been a tsunami on 08/08/1303. A tidal wave of up to 0.000 meters killed 70 humans and destroyed vast areas.

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The largest tsunamis in Egypt since 0365

DateCausemax wave heightDeathsTotal damage
08/08/1303Earthquake in Greece (Aegean Sea) with a magnitude of 8.0. The tsunami also reached Israel, Greece.0.000 m70
07/21/0365Earthquake in Greece (Crete) with a magnitude of 8.0. The tsunami also reached Turkey, Spain, Greece. A total of 5,000 humans died.0.000 m0


These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Global Historical Tsunami Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.