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What is a tsunami?

Tsunami is high, long and big sea waves that are usually created by an earthquake or any other disturbance in the water or earth near the water. At the start, the tsunami wave might be some feet tall. However, as it moves it grow bigger and taller amassing more water and power with it.

When was the very first tsunami?

The first tsunami occurred four thousand years ago at the coast of Syria, according to the report of the National Geophysical Data Centre.

Where is the tsunami?

Tsunamis occur most often in the Indonesia and Pacific Ocean because the Pacific Rim bordering the Ocean has a large number of active earthquake zones, recently tsunamis have also occurred in the Mediterranean Sea region and also are expected in the Caribbean Sea as well.

Who would be most affected by the tsunami?

According to Scientific estimate, almost three-quarters of the world tsunamis occur in the Pacific Ocean because Pacific Rim bordering the Ocean has a large number of active submarine earthquake zones, where the mega thrusts are so common. Why does a tsunami happen? A tsunami is happened by sudden displacement of a large volume of water in the ocean due to major under-sea volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

How a tsunami is formed?

A tsunami is a series of waves typically occur at boundaries between Earth's tectonic plates and force the water to be moved up or down.

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