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The Russian analyst reasoned that because 80 per cent US population lives near the coast, generating tsunamis on the San Andreas fault and in the Atlantic would be an effective way of causing massive damage to 240 million people
He references Hurricane Katrina's impact on New Orleans and says that detonating nuclear bombs near the bottom of the ocean would create waves almost a mile high that would sweep inland
originally posted by: LoneWrecche
a reply to: Chadwickus
seems more tsunami that seiche to me.
a seiche doesn't seem to encroach on as much land, as furiously as this does.
In oceanography, rogue waves are more precisely defined as waves whose height is more than twice the significant wave height (Hs or SWH), which is itself defined as the mean of the largest third of waves in a wave record. Therefore, rogue waves are not necessarily the biggest waves found on the water; they are, rather, unusually large waves for a given sea state. Rogue waves seem not to have a single distinct cause, but occur where physical factors such as high winds and strong currents cause waves to merge to create a single exceptionally large wave.
Rogue waves can occur in media other than water. They appear to be ubiquitous in nature and have also been reported in liquid helium, in nonlinear optics and in microwave cavities. Recent research has focused on optical rogue waves which facilitate the study of the phenomenon in the laboratory. A 2015 paper studied the wave behavior around a rogue wave, including optical, and the Draupner wave, and concluded that "rogue events do not necessarily appear without a warning, but are often preceded by a short phase of relative order".
originally posted by: TrueAmerican
originally posted by: D8Tee
a reply to: TrueAmerican
North Korea underwater nuke test, only rational explanation.
Ahh, have you looked at a map where NK is in relation to Iran? Not only is that not rational, but it makes no sense. At all.
Earthquakes generate most tsunami. Rightly so, tsunami research has concentrated on the hazards posed by seismic sources. The past decade however, has witnessed mounting evidence of tsunami parented by submarine landslides.
originally posted by: LadyGreenEyes
a reply to: TrueAmerican
I can't find a single news story about this, anywhere; just the YT videos. Nothing remorely close to tsunami footage in those, and looks about like some hurricane surge to me.