Natural & Man-Made Disasters

Timeline created by gabriellejoan
  • Indonesia. Tsunami

    Indonesia. Tsunami
    Indonesia. August 27, 1883. Waves over 100 feet tall
  • Ecuador Earthquake

    Ecuador Earthquake
    Ecuador Jan 31, 1906 8.2
  • Tumaco-Esmeraldas, Colombia-Ecuador. Tsunami

    Tumaco-Esmeraldas, Colombia-Ecuador. Tsunami
    Tumaco-Esmeraldas, Colombia-Ecuador. January 31, 1906. Waves 20 feet tall
  • Messina, Sicily. Tsunami

    Messina, Sicily. Tsunami
    Messina, Sicily. December 28, 1908. Waves 40 feet tall
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    United States, Kern County, California. Oil Spil

    United States, Kern County, California. Mar 14, 1910-Sep, 1911. 1,200 tons.
  • North China Earthquake

    North China Earthquake
    North China Dec 16, 1920 8.6
  • Chile Earthquake

    Chile Earthquake
    Chile Nov 11, 1922 . 8.3
  • Kanto, Japan. Tsunami

    Kanto, Japan. Tsunami
    Kanto, Japan. 1 September 1923. Waves 40 feet tall
  • Newfoundland. Tsunami

    Newfoundland. Tsunami
    Newfoundland. November 18, 1929. Waves 20 feet tall
  • Japan, Earthquake

    Japan, Earthquake
    Japan Mar 2, 1933 8.5
  • India-China Earthquake

    India-China Earthquake
    India-China Aug 15, 1950 8.6
  • Kamchatka Earthquake

    Kamchatka Earthquake
    Kamchatka Nov 4, 1952 8.2
  • Aleutians Earthquake

    Aleutians Earthquake
    Aleutians Mar 9, 1957 8.1
  • Lituya Bay, Alaska, USA. Tsunami

    Lituya Bay, Alaska, USA.  Tsunami
    Lituya Bay, Alaska, USA. 9 July 1958. Waves 1,719 feet tall
  • Chile Earthquake

    Chile Earthquake
    Chile May 22, 1960 8.5
  • Valdivia, Chile. Tsunami

    Valdivia, Chile. Tsunami
    Valdivia, Chile. May 22, 1960. Waves 40 feet tall
  • Vajont Dam, Italy. Tsunami

    Vajont Dam, Italy. Tsunami
    Vajont Dam, Italy. 9 October 1963. Waves 820 feet tall
  • Alaska Earthquake

    Alaska Earthquake
    Alaska Mar 28, 1964 8.4
  • Aleutians Earthquake

    Aleutians Earthquake
    Aleutians Feb 4, 1965 8.2
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    Mexico, Gulf of Mexico Oil spill

    Mexico, Gulf of Mexico. Jun 3 1979-Mar 23, 1980. 454–480 tons.
  • Trinidad and Tobago. Oil Spill

    Trinidad and Tobago.  Oil Spill
    Trinidad and Tobago. July 19, 1979. 287 tons
  • Spirit Lake, Washington, USA. Tsunami

    Spirit Lake, Washington, USA. Tsunami
    Spirit Lake, Washington, USA. May 18, 1980. Waves 853 feet tall
  • Iran, Persian Gulf. Oil spill

    Iran, Persian Gulf.  Oil spill
    Iran, Persian Gulf. February 4, 1983. 260 tons.
  • Kuwait, Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. Oil spill

    Kuwait, Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. Oil spill
    Kuwait, Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. Jan 19 - Jan 28, 1991. 818–1,091 tons.
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    Kuwait, Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. Jan 19-Jan28, 1991.

    Kuwait, Iraq, and the Persian Gulf. Jan 19-Jan28, 1991. 818–1,091 tons.
  • Kuwait, Jan-Nov, 1991. Oil spill

    Kuwait, Jan-Nov, 1991. Oil spill
    Kuwait, Jan-Nov, 1991. 136,000 - 205,000 tons.
  • Kuwait. Oil Spill

    Kuwait. Oil Spill
    Kuwait. Jan-Nov 1991. 3,409-6,818 tons.
  • Angola.Oil spill

    Angola.Oil spill
    Angola. May 28, 1991. 260 tons.
  • Uzbekistan Oil spill

    Uzbekistan Oil spill
    Uzbekistan. March 2, 1992. 285 tons.
  • Sangihe Islands (Indonesia). Volcano

    Sangihe Islands (Indonesia). Volcano
    Sangihe Islands (Indonesia). 2002 Sep 25. VEI: 4?
  • Ecuador. Volcano

    Ecuador. Volcano
    Ecuador. 2002 Nov 3. VEI:4
  • Northeast of New Guinea. Volcano

    Northeast of New Guinea. Volcano
    Northeast of New Guinea. 2005 Jan 27. VEI: 4?
  • New Britain. Volcano

    New Britain. Volcano
    New Britain. 2006 Oct 7. VEI: 4?
  • Southern Chile.Volcano

    Southern Chile.Volcano
    Southern Chile. 2008 May 2. VEI: 4
  • Aleutian Islands. Volcano

    Aleutian Islands. Volcano
    Aleutian Islands. 2008 Jul 12. VEI: 4?
  • Aleutian Islands. Volcano

    Aleutian Islands. Volcano
    Aleutian Islands. 2008 Aug 7. VEI: 4
  • Kuril Islands. Volcano

    Kuril Islands. Volcano
    Kuril Islands. 2009 Jun 11. VEI: 4
  • Southern Iceland. Volcano

    Southern Iceland. Volcano
    Southern Iceland. 2010 Apr 14. VEI: 4
  • United States, Gulf of Mexico. Oil spill

    United States, Gulf of Mexico. Oil spill
    United States, Gulf of Mexico. Apr 20 – Jul 15, 2010. 560-585 tons
  • Java (Indonesia). Volcano

    Java (Indonesia). Volcano
    Java (Indonesia). 2010 Nov 5. VEI: 4
  • New Zealand.Tsunami

    New Zealand.Tsunami
    New Zealand. February 22, 2011. Waves 10 feet tall