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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 ...

What are tsunamis, and what causes them? - International Tsunami ...

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From the area where the tsunami originates, waves travel outward in all directions. Once the wave approaches the shore, it builds in height. The topography of ...

What is a tsunami? - NOAA's National Ocean Service

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Tsunamis are giant waves caused by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions under the sea. They speed along as fast as jet planes. As they near land, these waves ...

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 ...

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 Facts, Tsunami Information, Tsunami Videos, Tsunami ...

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Get Tsunami facts, photos, wallpapers, news and safety tips at National Geographic.

USGS FAQs - Tsunamis - What are Tsunamis?

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Tsunamis are ocean waves triggered by large earthquakes that occur near or under the ocean, volcanic eruptions, submarine landslides, and by onshore ...

Tsunami | Weather Wiz Kids

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What is a tsunami? A tsunami is a large ocean wave usually caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion. Tsunamis are NOT tidal waves.

11 facts About Tsunamis | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social ...

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A tsunami is a series of ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake, landslide, or volcanic eruption. More rarely, a tsunami can be generated by a giant ...

What are tsunamis? - World - CBC News

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Sep 29, 2009 ... A tsunami is a series of very long ocean waves created when a large body of water is displaced. A tsunami can hit shore with 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.