Natural Disasters, July 17

1998      Papua, New Guinea earthquake, a 7.0 Mw earthquake triggered a tsunami that destroyed ten villages, killing up to 2,700 people and leaving several thousand injured.

2006      Pangandaran Tsunami and Earthquake, a 7.7 Mw earthquake severely affects the Indonesian Island of Java, killing 668 people and leaving more than 9000 injured.

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