How many tsunamis has there been in the last ten years?
According to recent research by the University of New South Wales in Sydney, in the past 130 years, the Australian continent has experienced 145 tsunamis, resulting in 11 deaths. Most of these tsunamis have been small, so the deaths have not been from people being swamped; still, they seem to have been tsunami-related, as no other explanation has been found. Interestingly, 85% of the tsunamis have been along the eastern coast, rather than in the…
Australia has been relatively free from major damaging tsunamis, but that does not mean they have not occurred. Recent research from the University of New South Wales has determined that, in the past 130 years, the continent has experienced 145 tsunamis, resulting in 11 deaths. 85 percent of these have been along the eastern coast.