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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. The term was coined by fishermen who returned to their ports in the evening after their ...

How Tsunamis Form - Windows to the Universe

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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 eruption, or meteorite ...

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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: ...
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Dec 25, 2011 ... This simulation shows the formation of tsunami waves and their characteristics as they approach land.

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 ...

Tsunamis: how they form - Australian Geographic

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Mar 18, 2011 ... Tsunamis have occurred through history, but there is still much to learn about them. Here are the basics.

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  ...

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 the ... Tsunamis can also be caused by undersea volcanic eruptions, landslides, ...

What Causes a Tsunami?

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Mar 10, 2011 ... Houses are damaged by water following a tsunami and earthquake in ... of seismic energy which is released in the form of an earthquake.

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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 ...

Tsunami - How a Tsunami Happens

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Tsunamis are often incorrectly interchanged with the term" tidal waves," which refer to high waves of water caused by changes in the flow and surge of the ocean ...

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

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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  ...