Did you know that a Tsunami can travel as fast as a commercial jet plane, reaching speeds
over 800km per hour or 500miles per hour.
Tsunamis travel much slower in shallower coastal waters
where their wave heights begin to increase dramatically. This is caused
by friction from the ocean floor.
Did you know that a Tsunami can reach more than 100
feet tall (30 1/2 meters) and flatten whole villages.
Did you know that in Japanese Tsunami stands for
"Great Harbour Wave"
Did you know that Tsunamis occur all the time around
the pacific coast and kill thousands of people yearly.
Did you know that in the deep ocean Tsunamis
go undetected by boats and people, because they may only be a foot