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A boat stands on a dock after it was lifted by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in Coquimbo, Chile, Thursday, Sept.
In 1994 a tsunami travelled 300 metres inland in the Onslow-Exmouth region of WA.
This creates tsunamis that propagate trough-first in one direction and crest-first in the other.
Washington, March 8 ( ANI ): The earthquake zones off of certain coasts-like those of Japan and Java-make them especially vulnerable to tsunamis, a new study has revealed.
A tsunami watch means there is the potential for a tsunami, not that one is imminent" he added.
There are so many lessons we can take from tsunami,'' Iskandar added.
When a tsunami passes overhead, the tsunameter sends a signal to a surface buoy that relays the alert to an orbiting satellite.
However Professor Haslett suggests the report dismissed a large number of historical floods that might have been caused by tsunami, which limited its value and perhaps underestimated the risk.
What: Docudrama on the 2004 Tsunami that devastated Thailand and areas throughout Southeast Asia.
tsunami warning system, which was accelerated following the December 2004 Indian Ocean disaster," said retired Navy Vice Adm.
The 2004 tsunami was devastating to the people of the Maldives.
Similarly, in the countries devastated by the December 2004 tsunami, the vast majority of those who died or lost most or all of their meager possessions were poor.