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Why is the water of the tsunami in japan black?


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2015-04-02 15:01:31
2015-04-02 15:01:31

The water was most likely black because it was carrying a lot of sediment. Much of the rock in Japan is basalt, which is usually black.


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because of all of the smog (pollution)

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.

Because of an Earthquake that happened which displaced a lot of water causing the tsunami.

The Tohoku Tsunami in Japan was in 2011

Tsunami...right tsunami is a series of water wave caused by displacement of large volume of water...tsunami is not a state nor a town nor a city

The tsunami happened because the tectonic plates slipped causing a water displacement.

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

An earthquake completely shattered part of Japan causing the tsunami. A tsunami starts when part of the foundations of the country/island move the sea and pushes the water forwards, causing it to overlap itself and create a tsunami.

An earthquake off the coast displaced water.

They were taken over by the massive juggs of water

before tsunami japan was really quite.

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 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.

south west by a under water earthquake

By the tectonic plates slipping which caused a displacement of water.

The last tsunami before Japan was in New Zealand.

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

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