Tsunamis are ocean waves triggered by:
Large earthquakes that occur near or under the ocean
Onshore landslides in which large volumes of debris fall into the water.
While I was reading we ran into the question “Where in the world does a tsunami occur?”.
The most recorded tsunamis have been found to occur in the Pacific Ocean. It involves heavy oceanic plates that slip underneath lighter continental plates. When these plates are broken, the sea floor tends to move both up and down.
Where would a tsunami be most likely to occur?
Tsunamis occur most often in the Pacific Ocean and Indonesia because the Pacific Rim bordering the Ocean has a large number of active submarine earthquake zones. However, tsunamis have also occurred recently in the Mediterranean Sea region and are expected in the Caribbean Sea as well.
When and where is a tsunami most likely to occur?
Tsunamis can occur any time of year, day or night. To escape a tsunami, go as high and as far as you can – ideally to a spot 100 feet above sea level or 2 miles away. Every foot inland or upward may make a difference! If you can see the wave, you are too close for safety.
Tsunamis are most commonly formed from undersea earthquakes that result in a sudden rise or fall of the Earth’s crust under the ocean. The boundary region of the Pacific Ocean, known as the Ring of Fire, that includes the coasts of California, the Philippines, East Asia and East South America, are the most susceptible to tsunamis.
Another common query is “Where in the US has the most tsunamis?”.
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Where is the safest place to be during a tsunami?
If you do nothing else: Let friends and family know you’re safe. The American Red Cross can help you reconnect with family members. If evacuated, return only when authorities say it is safe to do so. Continue listening to local news or a NOAA Weather Radio for updated information and instructions. If people around you are injured, practice CHECK, CALL, CARE.