Tsunamis in Bangladesh

In a total of 3 tidal waves classified as a tsunami since 1762 a total of 10 people died in Bangladesh. Tsunamis therefore occur only rarely here.

The strongest tidal wave registered in Bangladesh so far reached a height of 55 meters. At this Tsunami on 04/11/2012 a total of 2 people have been killed.

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The largest tsunamis in Bangladesh since 1762

DateCausemax wave heightDeathsTotal damage
04/11/2012Earthquake in Indonesia (Off W. Coast Of N Sumatra) with a magnitude of 8.6. The tsunami caused damages in 9 further countries.55m2
12/26/2004Earthquake in Indonesia (Off W. Coast Of Sumatra) with a magnitude of 9.1. The tsunami caused damages in 47 further countries. A total of 227,899 humans died.unknown1
04/02/1762Earthquake in Bangladesh (Northern Bay Of Bengal) The tsunami also reached Burma, India.unknown7

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.