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What Is The Actual Reason Behind Tsunami?

Disasters are undoubtedly a wake-up call for the humanity.

A Tsunami is a series of ocean waves caused by earthquake, landslides, volcanos and meteoroids. This is the definition you'll probably find while searching for Tsunami but the hidden reasons behind its occurrence are still to be uncovered.

Given below are few facts and reasons for the occurrence of Tsunami.

What Is The Actual Reason Behind Tsunami?

What Is The Actual Reason Behind Tsunami?

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The reasons behind Tsunami.

reason behind tsunami

Four factors that drive tsunami: Earthquake, Volcanic eruptions, Landslides, and meteoroids.

Effect of an earthquake on the geology

Effect of an earthquake on the geology

The most destructive Tsunamis are generated by massive undersea earthquakes that shake the seabed.

Volcanic eruptions turn the face of earth

Volcanic eruptions turn the face of earth

When a volcanic eruption takes place under the sea, it causes sudden displacement of sea water like a massive shock and Tsunami waves are hence formed.

60% of the world is under the danger of landslide.

60% of the world is under the danger of landslide.

Landslides occur when a strong earthquake shakes the sea floor thus forming Tsunami waves.

Meteorites and asteroids

Meteorites and asteroids

There is a huge danger of tsunami being formed by the fall of meteorites and asteroids in the ocean.

About 80% of the Tsunami comes within the pacific ocean's "Ring of fire."

About 80% of the Tsunami comes within the pacific ocean's

Faster than a jet plane.

Faster than a jet plane.

Tsunami can travel at a speed of 805 kilometers an hour, almost as fast as a jet plane.

The first wave!

The first wave!

The first wave of Tsunami is not the strongest, successive waves get bigger and stronger.

What'll you do if a tsunami strikes your place?

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