Preliminary simulation of the 2011 tsunami in Japan

Animation shows an cartoon of a coastal area, the ocean surface, and the seafloor, then waves develop and grow in size.

Detailed Description

Screenshot from a computer simlation of the 2011 tsunami on the northern Honshu coast of Japan, looking south.


Image Dimensions: 818 x 582

Location Taken: JP


Eric Geist, USGSĀ Research Geophysicist