Staying Safe From: Tsunamis

By Brendan Schilling

Information about Tsunamis

-They are giant waves in the ocean, caused by seismic waves from Earthquakes.

Seismic Waves are disruptions in the Earth that create earthquakes. When they are released, they create Tsunamis.

Tsunamis travel up to 500-950 kilometers per hour.

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Ways to stay Safe From Tsunamis.

If you preserve the dunes on beaches, you get extra protection against tsunamis.

If you build trenches the water from a tsunami is diverted away from cities. For extra protection, you can build a seawall to block the water from a tsunami.