submarine earthquake


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submarine earthquake

[¦səb·mə′rēn ′ərth‚kwāk]
(geophysics)
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Records of submarine earthquakes occurred 91 year before and after the observations at AN1 (Aug.
The devastating event would be caused by a submarine earthquake - like last year's in the Indian Ocean - said Professor Bill McGuire, head of the Benfield Hazard Research Centre at University College London.
A tsunami warning takes place no more than five minutes after a submarine earthquake, based on all the available information from the 300 stations that were built throughout Indonesia in the past 6 years.

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