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
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
Tsunamis are ocean waves produced by earthquakes or underwater landslides.
The word is Japanese and means “harbor wave,” because of the devastating ...
Tsunamis are ocean waves triggered by large earthquakes that occur near or
under the ocean, volcanic eruptions, submarine landslides, and by onshore ...
Jun 2, 2015 ... Disastrous tsunamis in Indonesia and Japan have raised awareness of these
phenomena. But what are tsunamis, and why do they happen?
Tsunami are waves caused by sudden movement of the ocean due to
earthquakes, landslides on the sea floor, land slumping into the ocean, large
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 ...
The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) utilises national capacity
where available to provide notification and verification of earthquakes that may ...
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.
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