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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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Tsunamis (pronounced soo-ná-mees), also known as seismic sea waves ( mistakenly ... A tsunami can move hundreds of miles per hour in the open ocean and ...

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 ...

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 ...

What are Tsunamis? - Causes, Effects & Facts - Video & Lesson ...

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Jun 2, 2015 ... Disastrous tsunamis in Indonesia and Japan have raised awareness of these phenomena. But what are tsunamis, and why do they happen?

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 ...

What Is a Tsunami? - Windows to the Universe

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Apr 28, 2016 ... A tsunami (pronounced tsoo-NAH-mee) is a series of waves, made in an ocean or other body of water by an earthquake, landslide, volcanic ...

Tsunami Facts and Information - Bureau of Meteorology

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The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) utilises national capacity where available to provide notification and verification of earthquakes that may ...

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.

Tsunami facts | National Geographic Kids

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Check out these epic tsunami facts from National Geographic Kids! How do tsunamis form? And how big are they? Find out all about them in our tsunami facts...

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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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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? - 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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