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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami - Wikipedia, the free ...

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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: Seismogr...

Tsunami - How a Tsunami Happens

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How a Tsunami. Happens Lindsey Springer springle@uwec.edu ... Tsunamis are often incorrectly interchanged with the term" tidal waves," which refer ... They tried to warn the threatened countries, who did not get the message in enough time.

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Apr 3, 2011 ... Japan's Tsunami: How It Happened, investigates the science behind the earthquake and tsunami that has devastated Japan. It takes viewers ...

How does a tsunami happen? | Reference.com

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Tsunamis are formed by violent underwater earthquakes, landslides, volcanic ... What causes tsunamis to happen? ... How did the Boxing Day tsunami happen?

Why did the Boxing Day Tsunami happen? | Reference.com

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The Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004 occurred because an underwater fault ruptured , causing one of the tectonic plates to be thrust upwards, which displaced the ...

Japan's Tsunami: How It Happened - Live Science

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Mar 11, 2011 ... Tsunamis, such as the one generated by the magnitude 8.9 ... wee hours of the morning there, but did not seem to be as large as the original 6 ...

Japan's megaquake and killer tsunami: How did this happen ...

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Japan's megaquake and killer tsunami: How did this happen? An aerial view of Minato, Japan, a week after the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and subsequent ...

Why did the South Asian tsunami happen? - Religious tolerance

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Jan 15, 2005 ... The largest earthquakes, those capable of triggering a Tsunami, occur at subduction zones where one plate dives underneath the edge of an ...

Tsunami Early Warning System - How do tsunamis occur

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How do tsunamis occur? Tsunami are actually waves caused by sudden movement of the ocean due to earthquakes, landslides on the sea floor, land slumping ...

What causes Tsunamis? - Geoscience Australia

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Less common are tsunami initiated by volcanic eruptions. These occur in several ways: destructive collapse of coastal, island and underwater volcanoes which ...

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Boxing Day tsunami: How 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake became ...

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Dec 22, 2014 ... The Boxing Day Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in 2004 was the ... so authorities and the public could react – but this did not happen in ...

Why do tsunamis occur? | Reference.com

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The most common cause of tsunamis is from undersea earthquakes on the ocean floor. Submarine landslides and volcanic eruptions also cause tsunamis.

Japan earthquake and tsunami: what happened and why | World ...

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Mar 11, 2011 ... The key questions on the Japanese quake answered.