Difference between Tsunami and Tidal Wave?

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A tidal wave is a natural, predictable event. This is what happens when the tide comes in from any body of water. The 'wave' could actually be very small. A tsunami is an event triggered by some type of event such as an earthquake which shakes the ocean floor causing a giant wave. 
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Tsunami is caused by an underwater earthquake.While Tidal wave it is caused by the gravity of the moon.
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A tsunami is sometimes called a tidal wave, Unlike regular
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Tsunami and tidal wave are the same. They're huge waves caused by underwater earthquakes. Typhoons are tropical cyclones/hurricanes in the Pacific.
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There is no difference. They're two names in two different languages for the same phenomenon. Tsunami is generally more prevalent these days because so many of them originate near
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The tidal wave has regional preferences. It follows the currents, and therefore, is only able to strike areas within the current flow. The tsunami on the other ...
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