July 17, 1998: New Guinea Tsunami Kills Thousands

A magnitude 7 earthquake off the coast of Papua New Guinea on July 17, 1998, triggered a tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people. There was no warning before the wall of water hit leaving thousands more injured and homeless.
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<a href="http://www.courant.com/hc-july-17-1998-new-guinea-tsunami-kills-thousands-20140711,0,164354.htmlstory" target="new">Click here to see a full-page PDF of the Courant's coverage.</a>

( July 17, 2014 )

A magnitude 7 earthquake off the coast of Papua New Guinea on July 17, 1998, triggered a tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people. There was no warning before the wall of water hit leaving thousands more injured and homeless.

Click here to see a full-page PDF of the Courant's coverage.

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