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1. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]
Photographs and other visual media provide valuable pre- and post-event data for natural hazards. Research, mitigation, and forecasting rely on visual data for post-analysis, inundation mapping and ...


2. Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17 1999. Set 1, Coastal Effects [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01933]
On August 17, 1999, at 3:02 am local time (00:02 GMT) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred on the northern Anatolian fault. The epicenter was located very close to the south shore of the Bay of ...


3. Major Tsunamis of 1992 - Nicaragua and Indonesia [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01219]
At 7:16 p.m. on September 1, 1992, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 generated a tsunami with waves between eight and fifteen meters high that struck twenty-six towns along 250 km of Nicaragua's ...


4. Papua New Guinea Tsunami, July 17, 1998 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01384]
On the evening of Friday July 17, 1998, a magnitude Ms 7.1 earthquake occurred near the northwest coast Papua New Guinea 850 km (510 miles ) northwest of Port Moresby, the capitol of Papua New Guinea ...


5. 1960 Puerto Montt, Valdivia, Chile Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.25]
On May 22, 1960, a Mw 9.5 earthquake, the largest earthquake ever instrumentally recorded, occurred in southern Chile. The series of earthquakes that followed ravaged southern Chile and ruptured over ...


6. 1983 Akita, Honshu, Japan Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.31]
The tsunami generated by a magnitude 7.9 (Mw) earthquake destroyed 700 boats and 59 houses for a total of $800 million in property damage in Japan (1983 dollars). One hundred and four people drowned ...


7. 1998 Miyake-Jima, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.48]
At least 2,183 people killed, thousands injured, about 9,500 homeless and about 500 missing as a result of a tsunami generated in the Sissano area. Maximum wave heights estimated at 15 meters. Several ...


8. 2007 Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.52]
An earthquake measuring 8.1 struck 345 kilometers northwest of the Solomon Islands' capital Honiara at 0740 local time on 2 April. (2040 GMT 1 April). The earthquake created a tsunami causing significant ...


9. 2009 Samoa Islands, Samoa Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.260]
At least 149 people killed in Samoa, 34 killed in American Samoa and 9 killed, 7 injured and 500 displaced on Niuatoputapu, Tonga. Widespread damage to infrastructure occurred at Pago Pago, American ...


10. 1964 Prince William Sound, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.2]
The earthquake was one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on the North American Continent. It was a magnitude 8.4 earthquake, felt over 500,000 square miles. This great earthquake and ensuing ...


11. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed per Million People [geodata_1723]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


12. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1717]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


13. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed People [geodata_1726]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


14. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected People [geodata_1720]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


15. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


16. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


17. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


18. Waves/Surges - Killed People [geodata_0603]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


19. Wind Storms - Killed People [geodata_0498]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


20. Extreme Weather and Climate Events [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00508]
Extreme Weather and Climate Events is a web page at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Extreme Weather and Climate Events web site links to some of the more interesting NCDC web pages. Links ...


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