Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Tsunami Study in American Samoa

Detailed Description

Marie Chan Kau, a staff member at American Samoa Community College and a member of the International Tsunami Survey Team, points to the maximum water level reached by the tsunami that struck American Samoa on Sept. 29, 2009. This spot, found in Fagasa, American Samoa, is about about 10 meters above sea level.


Public Domain.