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The deadliest Tsumani to day was in Indonesia December 26, 2004

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Warning buoys have been set up to help prepare people for tsumanis. Report Abuse
Most of the equipment is on the floor of the ocean and is hooked up to the buoy. This equipment sends constant information back to tsumani research centers.
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The 2004 tsunami pushed water 5 miles inland. Report Abuse
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Tsumani waves move in what is called a wave train. Report Abuse
The waves in a wave train can be as much as an hour apart.
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As the tsumani moves to shore the waves slow down but become taller Report Abuse
Some tsumani waves can reach 100 feet high
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Tsunamis can be up to 100 miles long. Report Abuse
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Tsunamis can travel up to 500 miles in deep water. Report Abuse
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750 miles of tectonic plates moved 65 feet Report Abuse
Sixty five feet doesn't seem like much but, when you multiply it by 750 miles that a lot of movement.
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The 2004 tsunami was caused by the second largest earthquake in 100 years. Report Abuse
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Huge landslides can cause tsunamis Report Abuse
On very rare occasions tsunamis are caused by large meteorites crashing into the ocean.
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The word 'tsunami' means harbor wave in Japanese Report Abuse
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Every Year 5 or 6 small Tsumanis happen around the globe. Report Abuse
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Survivors of the Tsunami say the waves sounded like jet engines when they came ashore. Report Abuse
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Great Chile Tsumani killed people in Chile, Hawaii and Japan Report Abuse
In 1960 that Tsumani killed nearly 2,000 people.
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The 2011 Japanese Tsumani killed 16,000 people Report Abuse
To date 4000 are still missing.
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Some people mistakenly call a Tsumani a tidal wave. Report Abuse
A Tsumani has nothing to do with the tides.
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It was estimated that over a quarter million people died in the Tsumani. Report Abuse
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Many animals will head to higher ground before the Tsumani strikes. Report Abuse
This was extremely evident with elephants; these animals have sensitive feet and must have felt the earthquake over 3,000 miles away.
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After the first wave hits it goes back out to sea taking thousands of people with it. Report Abuse
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The first sign of a Tsumani is the sea pulls back quickly. Report Abuse
Everyone rushes to see the exposed sea floor but, many are caught off guard when the water comes rushing back.
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Underwater Earthquakes cause Tsunamis Report Abuse
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