Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
Tsunamis & Earthquakes
Preliminary Analysis of the Tsunami Generated by the 23 June 2001 Peru Earthquake
This animation shows a model of the tsunami generated by the June 23, 2001 Peru earthquake. The first 33 minutes of tsunami propagation are shown. The tsunami is generated very near the coast and propagates outward to the Pacific Basin and along the coastline to the north and south. Largest offshore tsunami amplitudes are in the Chala-Camaná region of southern Peru.
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