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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...

New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

A team of researchers, led by Dr. Rhett Butler, geophysicist at the University of Hawai'i at M?noa (UHM), re-examined historical evidence around the Pacific...

Scientists look to skies to improve tsunami detection

A team of scientists from Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has developed a new approach to...

Tsunami Formation Theory: Study Challenges Long-held

A new NASA study is challenging a long-held theory that tsunamis form and acquire their energy mostly from vertical movement of the seafloor. An undisputed...

Communicating tsunami evacuations effectively

An effective communication approach incorporating computer simulations could help people find practical means to evacuate in the event of a tsunami. The extent of damage...

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