Earthquakes and Tsunamis

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Across

  1. A tsunami is a huge wave caused by sudden land below the sea. (8)
  2. Tectonic forces can lead to these. (11)
  3. The 2011 Japan earthquake measured about 9.0 on the Richter (5)
  4. Richter's first name. (7)

Down

  1. Continents rest on plates that move into each other, creating earthquakes and causing to rise further. (9)
  2. Japanese word for "wave". Forms part of a longer word that literally means "harbor wave". (4)
  3. The continents move on tectonic (6)
  4. A tsunami becomes more as it approaches land, and even more so where the water area narrows. (8)


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