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DNA Explainer: What is tsunami and how earthquakes are related to tsunami?

DNA India 05 Mar 2021
When these plates move past each other, they cause large earthquakes, which tilt, offset, or displace large areas of the ocean floor from a few kilometers to as much as 1,000 km or more.   Also read ... earthquake tsunami landslides Seismic Zone epicenter Ring of Fire Pacific tectonic plates ocean floor volcanic eruptions Richter magnitude.
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Indonesian volcano belches huge ash column

Dawn 03 Mar 2021
Mount Sinabung spews hot ash some 5,000 metres high into the sky in Indonesia’s North Sumatra region on Tuesday.—AFP. MEDAN ... No evacuation orders have been issued, and there has been no reported flight disruption ... It sits on the “Ring of Fire”, a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts

Voa News 02 Mar 2021
After another period of inactivity, it erupted again in 2013 and has remained highly active since ... It sits on what is known as the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs. .
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Volcano on Sumatra spews ash

Straits Times 02 Mar 2021
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted yesterday morning, spewing a massive column of smoke and ash as high as 5km into the sky ... The volcano sits on the Ring of Fire, a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... ....
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Indonesia's erupting Sinabung volcano belches column of ash

Urdu Point 02 Mar 2021
The volcano on Sumatra island started blasting debris early in the morning, according to a local geological agency, which recorded 13 bursts ... It sits on the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... str-agn/lb/leg ....
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Indonesia’s erupting Sinabung volcano belches column of ash

Manila Bulletin 02 Mar 2021
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupted on Tuesday morning, spewing a massive column of smoke and ash up to 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the sky ... It sits on the “Ring of Fire”, a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

The Manila Times 02 Mar 2021
MEDAN, Indonesia. An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of meters (feet) into a powder blue sky ... But locals are taking no chances ... It sits on the “Ring of Fire”, a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts, spewing ash into sky

The National 02 Mar 2021
An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky ... But locals are taking no chances ... Read More. Indonesia ... Indonesia ... It sits on the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts, spewing ash into the sky

The National 02 Mar 2021
An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky ... But locals are taking no chances ... Read More. Indonesia ... Indonesia ... It sits on the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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LOOK: Stunning pictures of Indonesia volcano belching huge ash column

Independent online (SA) 02 Mar 2021
Medan, Indonesia - An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky ... But locals are taking no chances ... Picture. Sastrawan Ginting / AFP ... It sits on the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Timelapse captures ash cloud from Indonesian volcano

RTE 02 Mar 2021
A timelapse video captures the moment an Indonesian volcano erupted, spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky ... Timelapse videos showed the volcano spewing ash ... It sits on the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Astonishing moment Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia with huge ash cloud nearly obscuring the entire ...

The Daily Mail 02 Mar 2021
Pictured ... Pictured ... Indonesia straddles the so-called 'Pacific Ring of Fire', a highly seismically active zone, where different plates on the earth's crust meet and create a large number of earthquakes and volcanoes ... It sits on the 'Ring of Fire', a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs ... .
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Melting ocean mud helps prevent major earthquakes—and may show where quake risk is highest

Phys Dot Org 26 Feb 2021
The largest and most destructive earthquakes on the planet happen in places where two tectonic plates collide ... In these so-called subduction zones, one plate slides beneath the other ... These sediments start out as thick layers of mud on the ocean floor but get carried down into the deep Earth as part of the sinking plate.
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Caldera chronicles: What did Yellowstone look like before the hot spot?

Independent Record 26 Feb 2021
This relatively tranquil period of time came to a screeching halt around 80 million years ago with the onset of the “Laramide orogeny.” This period was a time of massive compression and faulting due to subduction of an oceanic plate (called the Farallon plate) along the western boundary of the North American continent.
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Holy mackerel, it's Takeout Tuesday. Here's where to land some tasty seafood in Omaha

Omaha World-Herald 23 Feb 2021
For a city that’s far away from the ocean, Omaha has a fair amount of fish and seafood restaurants. Who doesn’t enjoy a plate of cod or catfish fresh from the fryer? Or a spicy seafood boil? ... One of its entrees is the Ocean Motion, a piece of beer-battered cod, a piece of cornmeal-battered chicken, three fried shrimp and seasoned chips.
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