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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake_and_tsunami

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the .... The slip did not happen instantaneously but took place in two phases over a period of several minutes: Seismographic and acoustic data indicate that ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsunami

A tsunami or tidal wave, also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water .... A tsunami can occur in any tidal state and even at low tide can still inundate ... The wave did not travel far, as it struck land almost immediately.

www.earthmagazine.org/article/japans-megaquake-and-killer-tsunami-how-did-happen

Its epicenter was 130 kilometers off Sendai, Honshu; it occurred at a relatively shallow ... Casualties from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan may be 30,000.

www.livescience.com/13180-japan-tsunami-earthquake-explained.html

Mar 11, 2011 ... Tsunamis, such as the one generated by the magnitude 8.9 ... arrived at Hawaii in the wee hours of the morning there, but did not seem to be as ...

academic.evergreen.edu/g/grossmaz/springle

How a Tsunami. Happens Lindsey Springer springle@uwec.edu ... about that ripple, it seems to disappear as time goes on--but in actuality, it does not stop.

phys.org/news/2017-09-earthquake-tsunami.html

Sep 11, 2017 ... Friday's earthquake off Mexico was the largest in that region in over a century, and will add pressure to a region already being battered by ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/japans-earthquake-and-tsunami-how-they-happened

Mar 11, 2011 ... Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami: How They Happened ... swaths of the coast and spawning a powerful tsunami, was caused by the Pacific tectonic .... Japan does NOT sit at the boundary of the Pacific and Northern American ...

www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/what-caused-the-massive-2004-indian-ocean-tsunami/article6723085.ece

Dec 24, 2014 ... This kind of large vertical displacement happened because the magnitude of the ... Tsunami waves are also known to have been generated by ...

cwarn.org/tsunami/how-tsunami-occur

Tsunami are actually waves caused by sudden movement of the ocean due to earthquakes, landslides on the sea floor, land slumping into the ocean, major ...