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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 ...

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

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The impact of a large meteorite could also cause a tsunami. Tsunamis travel across the open ocean at great speeds and build into large deadly waves in the ...

Pacific Tsunami Museum | Science | What Causes a Tsunami?

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Tsunamis are caused by violent seafloor movement associated with earthquakes, landslides, lava entering the sea, seamount collapse, or meteorite impact.

What Causes a Tsunami? - VOA

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Mar 10, 2011 ... Houses are damaged by water following a tsunami and earthquake in Ibaraki city , Ibaraki Prefecture, Mar 11 2011 ...

Tsunami - How a Tsunami Happens

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How Earthquakes Cause Tsunamis. The illustration below shows a subduction earthquake (one where a denser plates shifts below its neighboring plate, at left).

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Mar 26, 2011 ... Tsunami - http://www.tmba.tv/broadcastanimation/weathergraphics/what-casues- a-tsunami/ What Causes a Tsunami- TMBA created this 3d ...

Causes of tsunami - Beachsafe

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What causes tsunami? A tsunami is a series of waves travelling across the ocean due to a sudden displacement of a large body of water. This displacement can ...

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Apr 1, 2012 ... What causes Tsunami waves. curtyerg ... Up next. TSUNAMI - Duration: 15:19. ... 11 Things Found After Japanese Tsunami - Duration: 7:42.

Earthquakes & Tsunamis: Causes & Information - Live Science

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Apr 20, 2015 ... Earthquakes occur every day, but most people don't notice the small ones. Here's what causes earthquakes.

What Are Tsunamis, And What Causes Them? - About Tsunamis ...

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Tsunamis are ocean waves produced by earthquakes or underwater landslides. The word is Japanese and means “harbor wave,” because of the devastating ...

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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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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 ...

NEAMTIC - The cause of tsunamis

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Most deaths caused by tsunamis are because of drowning. Associated risks include flooding, contamination of drinking water, fires from ruptured tanks or gas  ...

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  ...