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Waves of Destruction: Tsunami
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A Deadly Force
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A tsunami that hit Okushiri Island, Japan, in 1993 stopped clocks, like the one showed here, thus recording the wave's travel time from the earthquake in Alaska that generated it.

Article: A Deadly Force | Sidebar One: Catching a Tsunami in the Act | Sidebar Two: Remembrance of Waves Past | ANIMATION
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