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Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami

Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami
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Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami

A pair of before-and-after images reveals tsunami damage on the Tongan island of Niuatoputapu.

Published Oct 23, 2009

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Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami
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Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami

Satellite imagery reveals tsunami damage along the southern coast of Upolu, Samoa.

Published Oct 15, 2009

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Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami
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Earthquake off Samoa Generates Tsunami

A large (magnitude 8.0) undersea earthquake near Samoa generated a destructive tsunami that killed over 100 people.

Published Oct 1, 2009

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