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
The term tsunami from the Japanese and means - Big wave in the port. The term
was coined by fishermen who returned to their ports in the evening after their ...
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 ...
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Dec 25, 2011 ... This simulation shows the formation of tsunami waves and their characteristics as
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Tsunamis are massive waves that form when an ocean is disturbed by an
earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption or other disruptive event. Underwater ...
By far, the most destructive tsunamis are generated from large, shallow ... The
high seismicity of such regions is caused by the collision of tectonic plates.
Earthquakes and volcanoes generate the great majority of tsunamis, and the
theory of plate ... For an earthquake to generate a tsunami you need: ... Search
What Causes a Tsunami - by Geology.com. ... Most tsunamis are caused by
earthquakes generated in a subduction zone, an area where an oceanic plate is
Mar 18, 2011 ... Tsunamis have occurred through history, but there is still much to learn about
them. Here are the basics.