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Just How Big Can A Tsunami Get?

How to handle business continuity in a crisis

Most businesses are critically reliant upon their IT systems. If these systems go down due to a natural disaster, temporary power outage, loss of data center, ransomware or hacker attack, lost or corrupted files, or an application failure due to a software virus, the results can inflict significant financial harm. In the worst case, the business will be unable to continue functioning…

 

Just How Big Can A Tsunami Get?

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Tsunamis are very probably the scariest natural disaster out there because they ravage everything in their path. But learning about how big they can get makes tsunamis even scarier. It’s just ridiculous. It’s like skyscraper big, man.

You see, the tsunami disasters we know like the 2011 Japan tsunami are classified as just “regular” tsunamis. There’s a whole other category of mega tsunamis that dwarf regular tsunamis in height. Not kidding, back in 1958, a tsunami in Alaska had waves as tall as 525m pummelling them. For reference, the new One World Trade Center is 541m tall, and it’s the tallest building in New York City. So imagine that.

Mega tsunamis are created when large materials (a side of a mountain, giant space rocks and so on) are suddenly dumped into a body…

 

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