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 ...
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
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Jan 20, 2015 ... What's the difference between a tsunami and a normal wave? What makes them
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Dec 25, 2011 ... This simulation shows the formation of tsunami waves and their characteristics as
they approach land.
Earthquakes and volcanoes generate the great majority of tsunamis, and the
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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
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.
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