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Tsunamis are among the most powerful and destructive natural phenomena on Earth. They are caused by large-scale disturbances in the ocean, including underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and landslides, which can generate massive waves that travel across the ocean at high speeds. Our Tsunami page provides a comprehensive guide to these geological hazards, including their causes, effects, and mitigation strategies.

The 10 Most Famous Destructive Tsunamis Throughout History

Tsunamis are one of the most devastating natural disasters that can occur, with the ability to cause massive destruction and loss of life in...

World’s Most Deadly Tsunamis

The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami is considered one of the deadliest tsunamis in recorded history. It was caused by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake off...


Tsunamis, also known as seismic sea waves, are massive ocean waves that are typically caused by underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or landslides. These waves...