Tsunami vs Earthquakes - What's the difference?

tsunami | earthquakes |


As nouns the difference between tsunami and earthquakes

is that tsunami is while earthquakes is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

tsunami

English

Alternative forms

* sunami (nonstandard)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption.
  • Synonyms

    * tidal wave (usage conflict)

    Derived terms

    * megatsunami * teletsunami * tsunamigenic * tsunameter

    See also

    * earthquake * flood * natural disaster * seaquake * seiche * tidal wave * waterquake

    earthquakes

    English

    Noun

    (head)