tsunamis and earthquakes

  • Tsunamis and Earthquakes - Tsunamis y Terremotos

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  • Tsunamis 101nalgeographic

    Tsunamis are giant, powerful waves most often caused by earthquakes beneath the ocean floor. Their incredible power can destroy entire communities, then drag the debris out to sea. This video shows what causes tsunamis and the importance of evacuating any area under a tsunami alert.

  • Facts + Statistics: Earthquakes and tsunamis | III

    2011 Earthquakes: On March 11, 2011 a devastating tsunami hit the coast of northeast Japan, triggered by a powerful earthquake approximately 80 miles offshore. The quake and tsunami caused $35.7 billion in insured damages, according to Swiss Re.

  • Tsunami vs. Earthquake: How are they different? | reComparison

    Tsunamis are series of high tidal waves which can sweep people and constructions in seconds. Earthquakes are a result of tectonic plates' movement which releases a wave of energy out to the surface. Tsunamis and earthquakes can be caused by volcanic activity or underwater explosions. Both tsunamis and earthquakes have destructive consequences.

  • Communication Toolkit: Earthquakes and Tsunamis

    Introduction The intent of the Communication Toolkit: Earthquakes and Tsunamis is to assist messaging during and after an earthquake event in Oregon. This toolkit contains information on communications with the media, partners and the public.

  • How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and ...

    Oct 16, 2016 · An earthquake fault that is ready to go is like a coiled spring – all that is needed is the pressure of a handshake ... How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanoes.

  • 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami - Wikipedia

    Also, a tsunami-earthquake with a tsunami magnitude scales (Mt) between 8.6 and 9.0 (Similar to the 1896 Sanriku earthquake, the Mt for the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake was 9.1–9.4) had a 30% chance to occur within 30 years.