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Danger Zone: Tsunami Strike Japan (Part 2--Propagation)

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A 9.0 magnitude earthquake rocks the ocean floor about eighty miles off the coast of Japan. This disturbance causes a transfer of energy from the seafloor to the ocean, which generated a series of ocean waves known as a tsunami. Within 20 minutes, the waves struck the Japanese coastline, and other nations go on high alert as the tsunami spreads throughout the Pacific Ocean. Part of the "Danger Zone" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes

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Episode 1
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 2
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