Tsunami beaming pattern, the 2005 northern Sumatra earthquake

Map of Indian Ocean with bright colors to depict the direction of tsunami wave beaming patterns.

Detailed Description

Tsunami beaming pattern associated with the 2005 northern Sumatra earthquake. Lighter colors represent higher open-ocean tsunami amplitudes.


Image Dimensions: 590 x 637

Location Taken: US


Eric Geist, Geophysicist, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center