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This animation illustrates how tsunamis can be caused by underwater earthquakes, which are frequently located at subduction zones where oceanic plates are slipping under continental plates.

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  • Science > General

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Space Science,Astronomy,Oceanography,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Science,Middle School,High School,Physics,Elementary School,Physical oceanography,Plate tectonics,Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206162032835T,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,Structural geology,Space sciences,Geoscience,Earth science

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English

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