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Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Japanese tsunami
The Andalusian coast has suffered a large tsunami every thousand years
11 March 2015 9:29
SINC

The great tsunami that devastated Cádiz after the earthquake in Lisbon in 1755 is the most recent, but not the only one. New sedimentary deposits found on Barbate beach in Cádiz show that a major tsunami occurred 4,000 years ago, and adds to another seven that have occurred during the last 7,000 years. This reduces the recurrence of these events on the Andalusian coast to every one thousand years. According to the study, the deposits resemble the debris from the Japanese tsunami on March 11, 2011.