Major destructive earthquakes in Indonesian history

Description

In many cases the worst destruction was caused not by earthquakes themselves but by associated tsunami (‘tidal waves').

Further reading

Ganse, R.A., and J.B. Nelson, Catalog of significant earthquakes 2000BC‑1979, including quantitative casualties and damage. Boulder: World Data Center for Solid Earth Geophysics, 1981.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)

1.05

Year span

1674 - 1674

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