Preliminary simulation of Solomon Islands tsunami looking southeast

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

Detailed Description

Preliminary simulation of tsunami, looking southeast

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


Image Dimensions: 762 x 430

Location Taken: SB


Eric Geist, USGS