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Synonyms for seaquake

an earthquake at the sea bed

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In addition, the effect of seaquake is much more complex, which can induce hydrodynamic pressures acting on the cable [7, 8].
The hydrodynamic force induced by earthquake excitations is formulated to simulate real seaquake conditions.
4a, were hit by seaquakes. The captains of the 9,000-tonne "Queen Diamond" and the 10,000-tonne "Sunflower" felt two violent vertical shocks, with the interval between each shock being 1 or 2 second(s).
Considerable damage has been caused and many have been made victims because of seaquakes, tsunamis, fires and conflagration resulting from an earthquake; these produce a severe impact on a country or region's economic activity and social life [4].
She listed several elements known to cause such mortalities, including hypoxia, algal blooms, volcanism, earth- or seaquakes, vertical currents, severe storms, changes in temperature, and sudden changes in salinity.
Working with colleague Prof Adrian Constantin, Prof Johnson has now produced a mathematical formula which helps understand how seaquakes result in tsunami waves.
Seaquakes, giant waves and the Bermuda Triangle effect have all surfaced as explanations for this strange event, but no one has ever solved the mystery.