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Earliest Usenet uses via Google Groups:
- teletsunami: sci.geo.earthquakes - Jul 12 2001, 8:27 am by Ed Augusts
- What's a "teletsunami?" I've never heard that expression before.
- teletsunamis: alt.august - Jul 21 2001, 10:51 am by Ed Augusts
- * a 100 to 300 meter high tsunami strike in any given 48 hour period, but that except in the event of a local earthquake of mag. 9 or more, enough warning was possible to get out of the way of such a tsunami. Most were teletsunamis from large events at more distant locations.
— Hippietrail 12:41, 9 Mar 2005 (UTC)