submarine earthquake

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Noun1.submarine earthquake - an earthquake at the sea bed
earthquake, quake, seism, temblor - shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
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Large TD-Mn anomalies have also been observed just after an eruption of a submarine volcano and after a submarine earthquake in the Sagami Trough subduction zone, suggesting Mn-rich pore fluid emanation associated with these tectonic events.
A new study has revealed some of the factors that made the submarine earthquake that set off the devastating tsunami that struck Japan's Tohoku region in March 2011 so strong.
A powerful tsunami, triggered by a submarine earthquake of 7.8 magnitudes on Richter Scale had completely destroyed nearby Pasni town on November 28, 1945.

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