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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_natural_disasters_by_death_toll

Ten deadliest natural disasters. Notes: The list does not include several volcanic eruptions with uncertain death tolls resulting from collateral effects (crop failures, etc.), though these may have numbered in the millions; see List of volcanic eruptions by death toll. The list does not include the man-made 1938 Yellow River flood, caused entirely by a deliberate man-made act (an act of war ...

www.britannica.com/event/Japan-earthquake-and-tsunami-of-2011

Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011: Japan earthquake and tsunami, severe natural disaster that occurred in northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and killed at least 20,000 people. The event began with a powerful earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan’s main island, which initiated a series of large tsunami waves that devastated many coastal areas.

www.theguardian.com/.../21/japan-earthquake-death-toll-18000

The human and financial cost of the tsunami continues to rise, after police estimates showed more than 18,000 people have died in the disaster and the World Bank said it may cost Japan as much as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Tōhoku_earthquake_and_tsunami

Entire towns were destroyed in tsunami-hit areas in Japan, including 9,500 missing in Minamisanriku; one thousand bodies had been recovered in the town by 14 March 2011. Among several factors causing the high death toll from the tsunami, one was the unexpectedly large size of the water surge.

earthquake-report.com/2011/08/04/japan-tsunami-following...

UPDATE : The death toll from the March earthquake and tsunami may rise by hundreds as about 570 possible "related deaths" have been reported in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures. The final death toll will include related deaths such as those from stress and chronic disease while living in shelters.

www.answers.com/Q/What_was_the_2004_tsunami_death_toll

The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami had a high death toll due to acombination of its size, the large coastal population, the lack ofan Indian Ocean warning system, and a general lack of knowledge bythe ...

www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-17219008

In Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures whole communities were wiped out by the ferocious power of the tsunami. On top of the current known death toll, a further 3,000 people are still listed ...

www.nationmaster.com/.../stats/Disasters/Tsunami/Death-toll

"Countries Compared by Disasters > Tsunami > Death toll. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", BBC , CBC , Wikipedia , Reuters . Aggregates compiled by NationMaster.

www.livescience.com/39110-japan-2011-earthquake-tsunami...

This isn't likely to happen on the East Coast, but it could. This is an aerial view of damage to Sukuiso, Japan, a week after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the area in March, 2011.

www.cnn.com/2013/07/17/world/asia/japan-earthquake...

Read CNN's 2011 Japan Earthquake - Tsunami earthquake and learn more about the disaster that struck Japan in March of 2011.