Earthquake in Japan 2011

What was the cause of the tsunami in Japan?


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2012-09-21 17:22:23
2012-09-21 17:22:23

The cause of the tsunami was an earthquake that scored 8.9 on the rictor scale was that of the tectonic plates shifted under Japan, and caused the tragedy.


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The tsunami in Japan occurred because when the tectonic plates under ground move they cause an earthquake. Sometimes an earthquake can cause a tsunami from shaking underwater.

Japan had an earthquake and a tsunami because the the pacific tectonic plate slammed against the plate japan was on and cause an earthquake in the water causing a tsunami.

the heat and air collided together and formed and tsunami.

No, the earthquake in the ocean cause the water to make the tsunami

The Tohoku Tsunami in Japan was in 2011

It caused a Tsunami because of all the movement caused the water to move and it started a big tital wave which also is a tsunami.

it was cause bcause in japan fukushima nuclear plant losted power in fridays tsunami.

The earthquake caused the tsunami in Japan. And plate tectonics - which have been going on under the earths surface since the earth formed - caused the earthquake.

before tsunami japan was really quite.

Tsunamis do not have epicentres. Earthquakes do. Sometimes, as in the case of Japan, earthquakes cause tsunamis.

it is word of japan, in the japan big wave to called tsunami

On March 11th 2011 a tsunami hit Japan.

The tsunami hit japan on 11th of March 2011.

The last tsunami before Japan was in New Zealand.

The Japan tsunami of 2011 was one of the worst tsunamis in 140 years!

Japan it gets very strong earthquakes and may cause a tsunami

Thwere was no tsunami in Japan in 2004. There was a tsunami in the Indian Ocean in 2004, which killed at least 230,000 people, but it did not affect Japan. Japan was hit by a tsunami in 2011, which killed about 16,000 people.

the tsunami formed from an earthquake

The large tsunami that occured in Japan hit on March 11th, 2011.

It could be in Japan. Because in Japan had often Tsunami

At its highest the 2011 tsunami in Japan was 23 feet high.

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