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Tsunami - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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

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 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 ...

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 do tsunamis form? | Reference.com

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Tsunamis also form as a result of undersea landslides. The formation process is similar. Displaced water seeks a stable position, and in doing so, creates a ...

What Causes a Tsunami? - VOA News

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Mar 10, 2011 ... A tsunami is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on the ocean floor that can result from an earthquake, an underwater ...

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 ... NZ earthquake caused by unknown faultline

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

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If we are going to attempt to assess the risk of a tsunami at some particular place on the planet, we must first understand how to make a tsunami. Earthquakes ...

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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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How Tsunamis Form - Windows to the Universe

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Apr 28, 2016 ... News: Earthquake in the Indian Ocean Causes a Massive Tsunami ... Tsunami waves are formed as the displaced water, which acts under the ...

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 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  ...