Preliminary simulation of Solomon Islands tsunami looking northwest

Moving illustration shows how waves move around islands following an earthquake that triggers a tsunami.

Detailed Description

Preliminary simulation of tsunami, looking northwest

Preliminary simulation of the tsunami from the April 2007 M=8.1 earthquake in the Solomon Islands. Viewpoint looks to the northwest across the Solomon Sea. The first 73 minutes of propagation is shown.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1114 x 522

Location Taken: SB

Credits

Eric Geist, USGS