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2009 Samoa Islands, Samoa Images
doi:10.7289/V5154F01
browse graphicAt least 149 people killed in Samoa, 34 killed in American Samoa and 9 killed, 7 injured and 500 displaced on Niuatoputapu, Tonga. Widespread damage to infrastructure occurred at Pago Pago, American Samoa, in many parts of Samoa and on Niuatoputapu, Tonga. Nearly all of the casualties and damage was caused by large tsunamis, with run up heights of 12 meters at Poloa, 7 meters at Pago Pago and Tula, American Samoa and 3 meters on Niuatoputapu. Felt in much of American Samoa, Samoa and northern Tonga and as far away as Wallis and Futuna Islands.

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Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: 2009 Samoa Islands, Samoa). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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