Photo: Ancient Mediterranean Tsunami May Strike Again



A map depicts the Mediterranean Sea (green) and the degree of sea-level displacement caused by a tsunami like the one that wracked the region in A.D. 365.

A new study suggests that such tsunamis are relatively frequent in the region, striking perhaps as often as every 800 years.

Map/video still courtesy M. D. Piggott, G. J. Gorman, and C. C. Pain/Nature Geoscience


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