MEGATSUNAMI Full Documentary

Thom Goddard– Nov 3, 2016

This is the award winning Megatsunami documentary written, produced and directed by Thom Goddard.

The island of La Palma in the Canary Islands is at risk of undergoing a large landslide, which could cause a megatsunami in the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic islands and volcanoes on land frequently undergo large landslides/collapses, which have been documented in Hawaii for example. A recent example is Anak Krakatau, which collapsed to cause the 2018 Sunda Strait tsunami, claiming hundreds of lives.

Steven N. Ward and Simon Day, in a 2001 research article, proposed that a Holocene change in the eruptive activity of Cumbre Vieja volcano and a fracture on the volcano that formed during an eruption in 1949 may be the prelude to a giant collapse. They estimated that such a collapse could cause giant tsunamis across the entire North Atlantic and severely impact countries as far away as North America.

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