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Alaska's massive 2015 Icy Bay landslide triggered localized megatsunami

After a period of heavy rains, about 200 million metric tons of rock tumbled down a remote Southeast Alaska mountain. The massive landslide, lasting about 60 seconds, occurred on October 17, 2015, and landed on the toe of Tyndall Glacier and into Taan Fiord in Icy...

April 10, 2016

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Massive Japan tsunami topped 40 meters

Japan's massive tsunami on March 11 reached heights of up to 40 meters (131 feet), according to the latest data from Japan's Meteorological Agency.That's the agency's best estimate, but the precise height will likely never be known because the earthquake and tsunami

July 02, 2011