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Seafloor sediments appear to enhance Earthquake and Tsunami danger in Pacific...

The Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has all the ingredients for making powerful earthquakes -- and according to the...

6,000-year-old skull could be from the world’s earliest known tsunami victim

Tsunamis spell calamity. These giant waves, caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and underwater landslides, are some of the deadliest natural disasters known; the 2004...

Risk of tsunamis in Mediterranean Sea has been overstated

A review of geological evidence for tsunamis during the past 4500 years in the Mediterranean Sea has revealed that as many as 90 per...

Geologists determine the breadth and depth of erosion from an ancient...

When you're investigating complex questions, you've often got to dig deep to find answers. A group of UC Santa Barbara geologists and their colleagues...

High Tsunami Danger Under Alaska according to Seafloor Images

Scientists probing under the seafloor off Alaska have mapped a geologic structure that they say signals potential for a major tsunami in an area...

Sea cave preserves 5,000-year snapshot of tsunamis

An international team of scientists digging in a sea cave in Indonesia has discovered the world's most pristine record of tsunamis, a 5,000-year-old sedimentary...

Forgotten archives reveal street-level impact of 1918 Puerto Rico earthquake and...

Repair petitions filed in the wake of the 1918 Puerto Rico earthquake and tsunami, stored and forgotten in the San Juan archives for nearly...

A Landslide-Induced Tsunami Hit Nuugaatsiaq, Greenland

“June 17, 2017” Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland’s western coast caused a massive landslide, triggering a tsunami that inundated small settlements...

Earthquake in Greenland triggers fatal landslide-induced tsunami

"June 17, 2017" Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland’s western coast caused a massive landslide, triggering a tsunami that inundated small settlements...

Japanese slow earthquakes could shed light on tsunami generation

Understanding slow-slip earthquakes in subduction zone areas may help researchers understand large earthquakes and the creation of tsunamis, according to an international team of...

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