Tag: tsunami

Scientists discover unexpected underwater volcano off the coast of Africa

Geologists first noticed something unusual in the Indian Ocean in November last year, when they detected a massive seismic event. Now further research has revealed that the source of the seismic activity is an enormous underwater volcano.
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Scientists use a supercomputer to simulate one of history’s biggest quakes

Hoping to help improve quake defenses, researchers have used a supercomputer to carry out a simulation of the December 2004 earthquake and tsunami which caused the deaths of more than 200,000 people.
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Post-tsunami relief efforts steady Google’s shaky reputation in Japan

Google Street View and Person Finder have been a big help to tsunami-ravaged Japan, and may help improve the search giant's image in the country.