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Although both are sea waves, a tsunami and a tidal wave are two different unrelated phenomena. A tidal wave is a shallow water wave caused by the gravitational interactions between the Sun, Moon, and Earth. A tsunami is a sea wave caused by an underwater earthquake or landslide displacing the ocean water.

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March 27, 1984
M 6.8, Guinea – Eleven people injured and many buildings destroyed (VIII) on Karkar. Minor ground fissures and two holes 3-7 meters in diameter and 2 meters deep… Read More

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