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 near the tsunami source region. The first 73 minutes of propagation is shown.


Image Dimensions: 1050 x 586

Location Taken: SB


Eric Geist, USGS