1. The 1868 Arica Tsunami
In 1868, the 1868 Arica earthquake occurred near Arica, Peru with a magnitude of 8.5-9.0. It generated a Pacific wide tsunami that killed hundreds of people from the nearby villages and towns.
The tsunami wrecked most ships sitting at the harbor . The reported height of the tsunami waves is 14 meters. 25,674 people lost their lives during this tragedy.
Written By: Mariam Fahmy