Photo of tsunami damage in the La Punta District of Peru

Photo of an area after it was hit by a tsunami, showing building reinforcements still standing but not much else.

Detailed Description

Photo of tsunami damage in the La Punta District of Peru, following a deadly tsunami that hit the southern coast on June 23, 2001. The tsunami was triggered by a massive earthquake of moment magnitude 8.4, the largest earthquake recorded worldwide in 35 years (as of 2001).

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Image Dimensions: 500 x 375

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Location Taken: La Punta, PE

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