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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 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? - 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 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 ...

What is a Tsunami? - Geoscience Australia

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Tsunami (pron: 'soo-nar-me') is a Japanese word; 'tsu' meaning harbour and ' nami' meaning wave. The phenomenon is usually associated with earthquakes, ...

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Tsunamis 101 - National Geographic

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Tsunamis are giant, powerful waves most often caused by earthquakes beneath the ocean floor. Their incredible power can destroy entire communities, then ...

What Is a Tsunami? | Wonderopolis

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Mar 11, 2011 ... In addition to earthquakes, tsunamis can be caused by other events that generate enough energy to displace a large volume of water, such as ...

What is a Tsunami? / Tsunami / Natural Hazards / Our Science ...

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What causes a tsunami? How fast do tsunami waves travel? How far inland can a tsunami go? Why does the seawater recede a long way out, sometimes ...

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.

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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.