When Mars was a wet world, did its oceans experience powerful tsunamis spawned by meteorite impacts?
A massive 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the central coast of Chile on Wednesday, sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach as far as Japan.
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Monday began releasing previously contaminated water into the sea.
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There are some under-appreciated, San Andreas-like faults off Los Angeles that could unleash large quakes and tsunamis. But it's nothing like Hollywood's version.
Years of steady, quiet pressure on a plate boundary beneath the Pacific ocean resulted in the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
An 8.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Alaska prompting a local tsunami warning.
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