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| | Earth on Apr 30, 2014

Video: How tsunamis work

What causes tsunamis? This 3-minute video explains.

The immense swell of a tsunami can grow up to 100 feet, hitting speeds over 500 mph, that’s a treacherous combination for anyone or anything in its path.

In this video, Alex Gendler details the causes of these towering terrors and explains how scientists are seeking to reduce their destruction in the future.