Portfolio Tsunami Video

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Robby Regan Portfolio Opportunity Physical Geology Tsunami Under the Indian Ocean, one plate is rubbing up against another. This process is called seduction, causing earthquakes. The continental plate shot over the plate in the Indian Ocean. After the pushed over one another, it created at magnitude 9 force. The tsunami watch center use technology such as depth sensors in the ocean depths. When an earthquake occurs, it causes a shockwave underwater, which can cause tsunamis. It was only about 30km deep, which caused such a large upheaval of waves. Part of the ocean floor was uplifted; the strength of the earthquake was as strong as 23 of the bombs dropped in Japan. A tsunami is not a regular wave the rolls toward the surface. As the tsunami progress, it’s builds up water and flows toward the surface like a flood. The destructive power of a tsunami causes the loss of millions of homes, cars, people, and buildings. There is no footage of the tsunami hitting Sumatra because the camera man was either running away from the flood or he
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course GEOS 1004 taught by Professor Aksinha during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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