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Shell clusters reveal Pilbara’s cyclone past

Evidence showing tsunamis or other waves caused by cyclones have previously reached more than 10m above sea level in WA, has raised questions about...

Extinct undersea volcanoes squashed under Earth’s crust cause tsunami earthquakes

New research has revealed the causes and warning signs of rare tsunami earthquakes, which may lead to improved detection measures. Tsunami earthquakes happen at relatively...

Australian tsunami database reveals threat to continent

Australia's coastline has been struck by up to 145 possible tsunamis since prehistoric times, causing deaths previously unreported in the scientific literature, a UNSW...

3D tsunami simulator enables highly precise tsunami forecasting

Fujitsu Limited today announced that, based on its joint research with Tohoku University that began in 2012, the two have developed a 3D tsunami...

Indonesia cave reveals history of ancient tsunamis

A cave discovered near the source of Indonesia's massive earthquake-spawned tsunami contains the footprints of past gigantic waves dating up to 7,500 years ago,...

‘Stunning’ tsunami record discovered in Indonesia cave

Scientists said Friday they have discovered a cave on the Indonesian island of Sumatra that provides a "stunning" record of Indian Ocean tsunamis over...

Slippery fault unleashed destructive Tohoku-Oki earthquake and tsunami

For the first time, scientists have measured the frictional heat produced by the fault slip during an earthquake. Their results, published December 5 in...

GPS Solution Provides Three-Minute Tsunami Alerts

Researchers have shown that, by using global positioning systems (GPS) to measure ground deformation caused by a large underwater earthquake, they can provide accurate...

Western Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami Hazard Potential Greater Than Previously...

Earthquakes similar in magnitude to the 2004 Sumatra earthquake could occur in an area beneath the Arabian Sea at the Makran subduction zone, according...

Tohoku tsunami created icebergs in Antarctica

A NASA scientist and her colleagues were able to observe for the first time the power of an earthquake and tsunami to break off...

Unusual earthquake gave Japan tsunami extra punch, say Stanford scientists

 The magnitude 9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 were like a one-two punch - first violently shaking, then swamping...

Researchers help map tsunami and earthquake damage in Japan

Japan needs maps. Not just any kind-detailed informational maps georegistered with latitude and longitude and annotated with simple, self-evident details: this bridge is out,...

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