Today’s Earthquake Fact
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.
Today in Earthquake History
July 7, 2001
M 7.6, Peru – One person killed and 30 injured in Arequipa Department. Hundreds of buildings that had been weakened by the previous earthquakes were destroyed.… Read More