How Does a Tsunami Start?

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A tsunami starts when a significant disturbance happens either under the ocean or nearby. The disturbance causes a massive amount of water to be displaced, which leads to the formation of a tsunami. You can find more information here: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/tsunami2.htm
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Tsunami are large waves caused by sudden movement of the ocean due to earthquakes, landslides, large volcanic eruptions or meteorite impact in the ocean.
Most tsunami are caused by large earthquakes on the seafloor when slabs of rock move past each other suddenly, causing the overlying water to move.
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