Tsunamis by Connor Cleveland

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tsunami: 

tsunami By Connor Cleveland

What Is a Tsunami: 

What Is a Tsunami A tsunami is a series of waves created when a body of water, such as an ocean, is rapidly displaced. Earthquakes, mass movements above or below water, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions, landslides , underwater earthquakes, and testing with nuclear weapons at sea all have the potential to generate a tsunami.

Where Tsunamis Occur: 

Where Tsunamis Occur Tsunamis occur in Thailand, Srilanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, and India.

Previous Tsunamis: 

Previous Tsunamis 2004 Indian ocean tsunami:120000 deaths 1994 Mindoro: 41 deaths 1994 Kuril 1994 east java: 200 deaths 1993 Hokkaido 1992 Flores 1992 Nicaragua

Most Recent Tsunami : 

Most Recent Tsunami 2004 Indian ocean tsunami December 26,2004

Statistics : 

Statistics 120000 people were killed

What Caused It : 

What Caused It The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53utc December 26, 2004, with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia . The earthquake triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts of most landmasses bordering the Indian ocean, killing more than 225,000 people in eleven countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters (100 feet).

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