Thursday, March 4, 2021
Shipping

Tsunami Alerts Issued in Pacific After 8.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes New Zealand

Update: Authorities have canceled tsunami warnings as the threat has passed. By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) – Thousands of New Zealanders on the east coast of the country’s...

March 4, 2021
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
News

Bitter Lessons of Japan’s 2011 Tsunami Put to Use With Latest Quake

By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan’s northeastern coast more than five years ago, killing about 18,000 people and prompting authorities to revise...

November 22, 2016
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Monday, August 22, 2016
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New Science: Using Ships For Tsunami Warning

  by James Foster, University of Hawaii (TheConversation) Racing across ocean basins at speeds over 500 miles per hour, tsunamis can wreak devastation along coastlines thousands of miles from their origin....

August 22, 2016
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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News

8.2 Earthquake Strikes Offshore Northern Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued

SEA LEVEL READINGS INDICATE A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED. IT MAY HAVE BEEN DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER AND COULD ALSO BE A THREAT TO MORE DISTANT COASTS.

April 1, 2014
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
News

NYK Line’s New Tsunami Alert System Warns Vessels of Impending Danger

We have all heard that tsunamis pass harmlessly beneath ships at sea, and that their true force doesn’t present itself until the seafloor rises to force the wave up and...

April 11, 2013
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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Maritime News

Tsunami Warning Lifted for Indian Ocean

The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has lifted it’s warning for the Indian Ocean following a magnitude 8.7 earthquake struck this morning off the northwestern coast of Sumatra at position...

April 11, 2012
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Video

Chilean Earthquake Tsunami – Videos

Yesterday we showed you maps of the tsunami created by the February 27th 8.8 magnitude Chilean earthquake.  Today we follow up with a collection of videos of the actual tsunami...

March 10, 2010
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Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Weather

Tsunami Infographics – Best Of The Web

Photo by mchaconcr Is the tsunami a maritime news story? Should gCaptain be providing coverage and at what level? These are some of the questions gCaptain editors have been facing...

September 30, 2009
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Weather

Earthquake ALERT – San Francisco

A Magnitude 5+ earthquake was just (last 1/2hr) recorded in San Francisco. Stay tuned for more details and please write any information or links you have in the comments section....

October 30, 2007
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