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NASA finds 'merging tsunami' doubled Japan destruction

NASA finds ‘merging tsunami’ doubled Japan destruction

MEDIA RELEASE NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized “merging tsunami.” The tsunami doubled in intensity over rugged ocean ridges, amplifying its destructive power at landfall. Data from NASA and European radar satellites captured at least two […]

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