Tsunami generation from interplate thrust fault

Cross sectional illustration used to show how a fault moves the ocean crust and how that displaces the ocean water above.

Detailed Description

Schematic diagram of tsunami generation from an inter-plate thrust fault.

Details

Image Dimensions: 425 x 121

Location Taken: US

Credits

Eric Geist, Geophysicist, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

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