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 meters killed 70 humans and destroyed vast areas. Other natural hazards in Egypt:
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The largest tsunamis in Egypt since 0365
|Date||Cause||max wave height||Deaths||Total damage|
|08/08/1303||Earthquake in Greece (Aegean Sea) with a magnitude of 8.0. The tsunami also reached Greece, Israel.||0 m||70|
|07/21/0365||Earthquake in Greece (Crete) with a magnitude of 8.0. The tsunami also reached Turkey, Greece, Spain. A total of 5,000 humans died.||0 m||0|
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.
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