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Archaeologists discover massive tsunami hit Israel during Neolithic era

The research team suggests that what may have happened to cause the tsunami was a reverberation effect of an earthquake occurring along the Dead Sea Transform.

30/12/2020

'Everyone's scared' - Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakes

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially said there was "no significant tsunami threat."

By REUTERS
08/01/2020
An Indian man walks among debris left behind after a tsunami hit Velankani beach on the outskirts of

230,000 people lost in a day: 2004 tsunami remembered

On the morning after Christmas Day in 2004, a 9.1 magnitude quake off northern Sumatra island triggered a tsunami with waves as high as 17.4 meters (57 feet) that swept over vulnerable coastal areas of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and nine other countries.

By REUTERS
26/12/2019
Israeli Navy boat

Israel Navy leading large-scale earthquake recovery drill

Dubbed “Mighty Waves”, the drill began on Sunday and is scheduled to wrap up on Thursday.

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By JPOST.COM STAFF
27/12/2018
A ship is seen stranded on the shore after an earthquake and tsunami hit an area in Wani, Donggala,

Tsunami in Indonesia caused by partial collapse of Krakatau volcano

Images captured by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 satellite showed that a large portion on the southern flank of the volcano slid off into the ocean, scientists said.

By REUTERS
24/12/2018
Rescue team members attempting to clear debris after a tsunami hit at Banten province, Indonesia

Tsunami in Indonesia kills nearly 250 after undersea volcano erupts

Anak Krakatau, an active volcano roughly halfway between Java and Sumatra, has been spewing ash and lava for months. It erupted just after 9 p.m. on Saturday and the tsunami struck around 9:30 p.m.

By REUTERS
23/12/2018
Indonesia Aid

Israeli organizations begin relief operations in Indonesia after Tsunami

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has planned to send emergency medical services and supplies to Indonesia after the Tsunami's aftermath.

Rescue team members walk in front of the ruins of Roa-Roa hotel after the earthquake in Palu, in Ind

Indonesian leader demands all quake victims be found as toll hits 1,234

The Red Cross said the situation was "nightmarish" and reports from its workers venturing into one cut-off area.

By REUTERS
02/10/2018
People walk near the ruins of a shop at the beach after a tsunami hit in Palu, Indonesia

Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunmai rises to 832

Hundreds had gathered for a festival on the beach in the city of Palu on Friday when waves as high as six meters (18 feet) smashed onshore.

By REUTERS
29/09/2018
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