How Tall Is a Tsunami?

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When a tsunami is in the deep sea it is only about 3 feet tall. Once it hits the coast it can be up to 100 feet tall. Most tsunamis occur in the Pacific Ocean.
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A tsunami when first starting out will be about 3 feet higher than normal waves way out in the ocean. By the time it reaches landfall, it can be as big, if not bigger than a 10 story building causing major flood damage as well as deaths.
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