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A Landslide Was the Culprit Behind a Massive Tsunami in Greenland - Atlas Obscura


Western Greenland doesn't experience all that much seismic activity, so scientists were surprised when a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Karrat Fjord area on June 17, followed by one of the largest tsunamis in recorded history, which swept ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:53:21 GMT | MORE DETAILS

This Cave Holds a Spectacular Record of 5,000 Years of Tsunamis ... - The Atlantic


A layer cake of bat poop and sand reveals the history of tsunamis in the Indian Ocean.

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:00:38 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Huge landslide triggered rare Greenland mega-tsunami - Nature.com


One of the tallest tsunamis in recorded history — a 100-metre-high wave that devastated a remote settlement in Greenland last month — was caused, unusually, by a massive landslide, researchers report. Seismologists returning from studying the rare ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:52:37 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What is a tsunami, how is it formed and what are some of the worst ... - The Sun


A tsunami, also called a seismic wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the movement of a large body of water.and more »

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:00:22 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Layers of debris were laid down by tsunamis between 7900 and 2900 years ago - Daily Mail


A spectacular snapshot of 5,000 years of tectonic activity has been found in sea caves that were ravaged by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Researchers studied successive layers of bat droppings, sand and other debris laid down by tsunamis between 7,900 ...

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:18:48 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Surviving a Tsunami in the United States - Government Technology


A tsunami striking the U.S. mainland might seem far-fetched, but scientists say preparation is crucial because it will happen — it's just a matter of when.

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:05:59 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Tech Wisdom: Ports Can Beat Tsunamis - Port Technology International


The Center for Advanced Infrastructure Technology (CAIT) at the University of Mississippi has published research into how Port of Miami and other at-risk ports can prepare for tsunamis and sea level rise. Sea level rise of two metres is predicted to ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:16:12 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How the killer earthquake devastated Greek and Turkish resorts: Science behind the tsunami that ripped across the ... - Daily Mail


Tsunamis such as this one are generated when larges swathes of the sea floor become disturbed by large and shallow earthquakes, caused by the turbulent movement of tectonic plates. Scientists studying the behaviour of tsunamis hope that deep-ocean ...

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:14:57 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Trump's budget would kill a crucial piece of a global tsunami ... - Los Angeles Times


America's tsunami warning system, hailed as key safeguard after Japan quake, would be shuttered under Trump's budget.

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:04:49 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Tokyo Olympics 2020 face added risk of earthquakes, tsunamis due to shifting tectonic plates - Firstpost


Tokyo: For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom. But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers, who face the added risk of a devastating earthquake or tsunami. Japan is already stepping up efforts ...and more »

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:03:45 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • SIGNIFIANT EARTHQUAKES IN
    JULY 2017
  • July 20, 2017:
    Mw 6.7 in TURKEY
  • July 17, 2017:
    Mw 7.7 in KAMCHATKA
  • July 11, 2017:
    Mw 6.6 in NEW ZEALAND
  • July 06, 2017:
    Mw 6.5 in PHILIPPINES
  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN JULY 2017
  • 01. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (6.83%)
  • 02. INDONESIA (6.04%)
  • 03. PHILIPPINES (6%)
  • 04. JAPAN (5.77%)
  • 05. SOLOMON ISLANDS (4.84%)
  • 06. ALASKA (4.79%)
  • 07. MEXICO (4.79%)
  • 08. CHINA (3.8%)
  • 09. NEW ZEALAND (3.44%)
  • 10. TURKEY (3.42%)
  • 11. MONGOLIA (2.68%)
  • 12. CHILE (2.55%)
  • 13. COLOMBIA (2.52%)
  • 14. IRAN (2.37%)
  • 15. INDIA (2.35%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.047%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.7335%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.5246%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.5246%)
  • 05. MONDAY (14.4201%)
  • 06. WEDNESDAY (14.4201%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.3302%)
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