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
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 ...
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 ...
Tsunamis are ocean waves produced by earthquakes or underwater landslides.
The word is Japanese and means “harbor wave,” because of the devastating ...
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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Tsunamis are ocean waves triggered by large earthquakes that occur near or
under the ocean, volcanic eruptions, submarine landslides, and by onshore ...
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.
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
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 ...