posted on Jan, 2 2005 @ 05:19 PM
Sorry you guys are wrong.
Goto any pond. Get a crane and put a boulder up over the middle of the pond. Drop the boulder into the water.
A wave will not happen on the shore until the ripple from the boulder hitting the water reaches the shore.
If it was an energy pulse that was causing the waves, then the wave would happen instanaseouly on the shore as soon as the boulder hit the water.
Energy travels that fast.
I will hear no other explanation, besides a Tsunami was caused by either 1) An Asteroid 2) An underwater Earthquake that cause the seabed to crack
and displace water.
In which case in both circumstances a tsunami would not form until the swells or ripples from the asteroid/seafloorcrack hit the shore.
Not some make beleive energy wave.
Concussion and energy are two different things.
Concussion is either sound or air rushing in. Conussion makes more sense to me then energy waves.
[edit on 2-1-2005 by Ritual]