This video was filmed in Japan during the arrival of a tsunami. The crew of the ships, who see leaving the port, know that it is less dangerous to ram the waves away from the shore, they can also save their boats. They have two options: sail offshore as fast as possible or climb to the top of a building ….. This phenomenon is known as a tsunami. They are waves of great energy produced by earthquakes, mostly .. To a lesser extent, they occur due to landslides or underwater volcanoes … This model is in the Museum of Marine Sciences of the Tokai University, in Japan. It is used to experience tsunamis and educate people … The word tsunami comes from Japanese. Tsu means bay and nami, wave … Tsunamis also occur due to strong onslaughts of water currents … This is the Pororoca …. The Pororoca occurs in the Amazon River, in Brazil and it borns when the tide of the Atlantic Ocean, collides with intensity against the stream of descending fresh water of the Amazon, creating a flow that manages to reverse this current upstream, for several kilometers … This one was filmed in Donggala, Indonesia, after an earthquake of 7.4 degrees … Tsunamis or submarine earthquakes occur when the tectonic plates moves, causing surface water to rise, and causing a strong displacement of water … It was filmed in Kailua Bay, Hawaii, in the United States. According to the man who films it, this small wave is the product of a tsunami near the American Continent. This phenomenon is real. Waves caused by tsunamis can cross the entire ocean. For example, the Valdivia Tsunami in Chile in 1960, pushed waves from South America to Japan … The Valdivia Tsunami arrived several days later to the Asian continent, causing heavy damage and killing 142 people in Japan … This spectacular tsunami was filmed in Iwaki, Japan … With the arrival of a tsunami, the best thing you can do is climb, climb and climb .. But what is the speed they have …? His speed is amazing. They travel at 700 or 800 kilometers per hour, that is, the same speed as a commercial airplane .. However, when it enters the ground, its speed is reduced to 50 kilometers or less …. Not all earthquakes ends in tsunamis, it depends on the intensity, location and depth where it was generated. However, an earthquake of 7 degrees already causes tsunami warning … Tsunamis can not be seen from afar, because the waves are very elongated to the interior of the ocean. However, you can see the water recede from the coast, before your arrival … This video was recorded in 2004 in Koh Lanta, Thailand. See how the water level drops with each wave … Tsunamis are not one wave, but several and the phenomenon can last for hours But what part of the tsunami is what causes all the damage and deaths ..? A cubic meter of seawater weighs 1.25 tons and if it moves 50 kilometers on entering the ground it’s like being hit by a truck. In addition, the waves enter with a large amount of material waste This is the 5 most intense tsunamis in history: It is the Tsunami of the Moro Gulf, in the Philippines and that happened in 1976. It was produced by an earthquake of 7.9 degrees and ended up killing 5 thousand people… Tsunami of Samoa 2009. Samoa is a country formed by a group of islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. This tsunami caused waves up to 14 meters high, caused by an 8.1-degree earthquake. Thanks to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, nobody died… The Tsunami of Valdivia in Chile in 1960. There were waves of up to 25 meters and was caused by an earthquake of 9.5 degrees, the most intense in history This tsunami accelerated through the Pacific causing damage in Hawaii and Japan. In total it killed 6 thousand people .. The Tohoku Tsunami in Japan. It happened in 2011, leaving 25 thousand people dead and, if that were not enough, it caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The Indian Ocean Tsunami or Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake. This occurred in 2004 and affected several countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. It is estimated that it produced waves up to 30 meters high and caused the death of 230 thousand people … Thank you for reaching the end. If you liked this kind of strange videos, comment and subscribe.