Vincent Balbuena, Staff Editor

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Tsunamis can be generated when the sea floor abruptly deforms and vertically displaces the overlying water.Tectonic earthquakes are a particular kind of earthquake that are associated with the earths crustal deformation ,when these earthquakes occur beneath the deformed area is displayed from it equilibrium position.

Waves are formed as the displaced water mass which acts under the influence of gravity attempts to regain it equilibrium.

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