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A tsunami also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean ...

Formation of Tsunamis - Tsunami Alarm System

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The term tsunami from the Japanese and means - Big wave in the port. ... In order for a tsunami caused by a seaquakes to occur, three things have to be happen:

Tsunami - How a Tsunami Happens

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Tsunamis, on the other hand, can be caused by a few different means: 1) the down ... There is an instance in 1958 where a tsunami was caused by rockfall in ...

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Jan 20, 2015 ... What's the difference between a tsunami and a normal wave? What makes them so deadly? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: ...

What Causes a Tsunami? - Tsunami Geology - GEOLOGY.COM

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What Causes a Tsunami - by Geology.com. ... A tsunami is a large ocean wave that is caused by sudden motion on the ocean floor. This sudden motion could be  ...

How do earthquakes generate tsunamis?

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Tsunamis can be generated when the sea floor abruptly deforms and vertically ... This simulation (2 MB) of the 1993 Hokkaido earthquake-generated tsunami, ...

Tsunami 101: How a Tsunami Forms - Canadian Geographic

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Say tsunami and up pops a mental image of a single, giant wave rising out of ... earthquake occurred, just like the ripples created when a stone is thrown into a ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: What causes a tsunami?

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A tsunami is a huge wave, usually caused by volcanic or earthquake activity under the ocean, which can eventually crash onto the shoreline. The effects on a  ...

How are tsunamis generated? | Earth 501: Contemporary ...

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Printer-friendly version. tsunami hazard icon If we are going to attempt to assess the risk of a tsunami at some particular place on the planet, we must first ...

What Causes a Tsunami?

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March 10, 2011 7:00 PM. A tsunami is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on the ocean floor that can result from an earthquake, an ...

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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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Tsunami Facts: How They Form, Warning Signs, and Safety Tips

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Apr 2, 2007 ... In the wake of yesterday's Solomon Islands tsunami, National Geographic News explains how the killer waves are caused, what the warnings ...

What causes Tsunamis? - Geoscience Australia

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Tsunami are waves caused by sudden movement of the ocean due to earthquakes, landslides on the sea floor, land slumping into the ocean, large volcanic ...

How Tsunamis Form - Windows to the Universe

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May 21, 2008 ... A tsunami is a series of waves generated in an ocean or other body of water by a disturbance such as an earthquake, landslide, volcanic ...