Plikli CMS - Earthquake Country Alliance The tsunami reached the south-west coast of England and its arrival in Mount's Bay, Cornwall was noticed by the naturalist William Borlase, who described a number of giant waves crashing in opposition to the shore over a interval of two hours. In 1755, Lisbon was destroyed by a magnitude eight+ earthquake and tsunami. In 2019, a complete of 1,637 earthquakes with magnitude of five or Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:02:38 UTC en