The run-up of the 1964 tsunami that struck Alaska was as high as 90 feet (27.4 meters) in some places.
- At one point it has reached 40 m. - …
But as devastating as those waves were, we're still just getting started in … 0 0 0. The tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 was from a similarly sized quake to the one in 2004, but the resulting wave towered 40.5 metres (133 feet) into the air. Love to see the computations.Thanks for reading.
The Speed of a Tsunami: A tsunami can travel at well over 970 kph (600 mph) in the open ocean - …
The largest wave at 3:00 am had a height of 50.8 cm (20 inches). A tsunami is a large ocean wave usually caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion. Tsunamis vary hugely in size. Tsunamis are NOT tidal waves. - Earthquake magnitude of 9.0 - Shifted Japan 8m eastward. GL :) Asked in Tsunamis, Natural Disasters, Height How tall can a tsunami be?
It must have been so much more thana tsunami. The height of a tsunami as it approaches a shoreline is referred to as its "run-up."
Login to reply the answers Post; Anonymous. The same effect occurred in Central Java, which was struck by a tsunami in 2006, and in Papua New Guinea, where 2,200 people died in a 1998 tsunami. Love to see the computations.Thanks for reading. Japanese tsunami stood at 132.5ft The tsunami that struck north-east Japan in March rose to a maximum height of 132.5ft, according to researchers, taller than Rio's Christ the Redeemer.
'harbour wave', pronounced ) is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake. A tsunami with a record run-up height of 1720 feet occurred in Lituya Bay, Alaska On the night of July 9, 1958, an earthquake along the Fairweather Fault in the Alaska Panhandle loosened about 40 million cubic yards (30.6 million cubic meters) of rock high above the northeastern shore of Lituya Bay. - The initial warning was for a 3-6 m tsunami - Power supply system was destroyed and no one has received the second warning that the Tsunami was going to be 10 m heigh. A notable exception is the landslide generated tsunami in Lituya Bay, Alaska in 1958 which produced a 60 meter high wave. That's just a few metres shorter than the Statue of Liberty. A tsunami (/(t) s uː ˈ n ɑː m i, (t) s ʊ ˈ-/ (t)soo-NAH-mee, (t)suu-; from Japanese: 津波, lit. The tsunami at Ryōri Bay (綾里湾), Ōfunato reached a height of 40.1 metres (132 ft) (run-up elevation). Frequency (depending on the source of the tsunami) and Amplitude (shape of ocean floor, shoreline and up-slope factors). In extreme cases, the water level has risen to more than 15 m (50 ft) for tsunamis of distant origin and over 30 m (100 ft) for tsunami waves generated near the earthquake's epicenter.