Which Ocean Motion Occurs When a Wave Strikes the Bottom of the Ocean?

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The ocean motion that occurs when a wave strikes the bottom of the ocean is a tsunami. A tsunami is a giant wave of water that can be devastating to the land. They are usually caused by earthquakes in the ocean.
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