Tsunamis

Jaci Sebile

What Is A Tsunamis ?

A tsunamis is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on the ocean floor that can result from an earthquake, an underwater landslide.

Main Features of Tsunamis

Tsunamis waves are very different from tidal waves. A tidal wave is by definition a wave caused by ocean tides, a tsunamis is almost always caused by an earthquake under water.

How Tsunimis are Caused

is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on the ocean floor that can result from an earthquake, an underwater landslide, a volcanic eruption or a large meteorite strike.

(Negative) Impacts

December 2004 in South Asian region is the worst ever in recorded history. Apart from the trail of death Nd destruction of human property that it left behind.

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(Positive) Impacts


There are no positive things of a tsunami. A Tsunimis does enormous damage to coastal areas, destroying buildings and killing people.

Predicting a Tsunimis

When predicting a Tsunimis you focus on the tide level
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