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Tsunamis and Earthquakes

Preliminary Analysis of the September 29, 2009 Samoa Tsunami, Southwest Pacific Ocean [back]

Preliminary simulation of tsunami, looking west

Preliminary simulation of the tsunami from the September 29, 2009 M=8.0 outer-rise earthquake between Samoa and Tonga. Viewpoint looks to the west. The first 42 minutes of propagation is shown.

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