The 11 March 2011 tsunami at Kamaishi

The video footage linked below is particularly interesting because it is an unedited record of what happened at the fishing port of Kamaishi, towards the northern end of the east coast of Honshu, immediately after the earthquake. The film starts more or less directly after the shaking stopped; on the soundtrack you can hear people [...]

Why some tsunamis are worse than others at distance

An article on tsunamis on the BGS web page attracted a comment on Facebook raising the question as to whether the main tsunami threat to Britian might be from a flank collapse in the Canary Islands, not mentioned in the posted article.

To explain why such an event would be unlikely to pose much of a [...]