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What is a large wave created by an earthquake on the ocean floor?

A tsunami is an ocean wave caused by an earthquake.It is not a tidal wave.

A large water wave called a can be generated by underwater earthquakes?

It is a tsunami.

What causes tsunami and earthquakes in Japan?

Earthquakes in Japan are caused by the movement of tectonic plates. A tsunami is a large ocean wave that is caused by sudden motion on the ocean floor which can be triggered by earthquakes.

What is a large wave caused by earthquakes or volcanoes deep beneath the ocean surface?


What are large waves produced by earthquakes?

Large waves produced by earthquakes are known as tsunamis.Define: Tsunami - A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption.

The hieght of a wave in earthquakes?

The height of the wave in the earthquakes depends with the earthquake in question.

Can there be a seismic wave without having an earthquake?

It is possible to have a seismic wave without having an earthquake. Any wave moving through the ground is a seismic wave, and all earthquakes are seismic waves. But seismic waves can be created by volcanic action, landslides, meteor strikes or the like. Though all earthquakes are seismic waves, not all seismic waves are earthquakes.

What type of wave is a P wave?

A wave that is connected with earthquakes, like S waves

Can earthquakes have an after shock wave?


What do earthquakes do to the sea?

In some instances and undersea earthquake can trigger a tsunami, a kind of massive wave.

How are tsunamis and aftershocks related to earthquakes?

A Tsunami is caused by an Earthquake. The ground or area of land shakes which causes a small to large wave in a body of water, which is a Tsunami. An aftershock tends to be a couple of smaller earthquakes, after a large earthquake that you are able to feel. Tons of earthquakes can occur throughout the day, but they have a big enough decimal to actually be able to feel them.

What do the biggest earthquakes in the world have in common?

The difference is that they all have different movements, some have wave motion and the others shaking