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Surviving a Tsunami - Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan
UPDATE: Spanish & French versions. The booklet recounts actions that saved lives following the tsunami from the largest earthquake ever measured -- the magnitude 9.5 earthquake in Chile on May 22, 1960. In addition, lessons learned from the 2010 tsunami were included in the 2012 brochure. (English, Spanish, French).
ITIC International Training Programme - Caribbean
This video summarizes the trainings in the Caribbean during 2013 and 2014.
Global Hazard Maps
VIDEO: TsunamiTeacher USA
Learn the basics of tsunamis. (English, Samoan).
Hawaii Historical Tsunami Runup maps
Runups in the Hawaiian Islands for Large, Pacific-Wide, 20th and Early 21st Century Tsunamis.
Tsunami, The Great Waves
The brochure provides information on tsunami science and describes safety rules and programs. (English, Spanish, French, Chinese).
Tsunami Awareness Poster
English, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Singalese and French.
Where the First Waves Arrive in Minutes
The booklet draws survival lessons from eyewitness accounts of the tsunami of December 26, 2004 in Aceh, and of the July 17, 2006 tsunami on the south coast of Java. (Arabic, Bahasa, English, French and Spanish).
The Glossary defines technical tsunami terms. (Arabic, Bahasa, English, French, Spanish).
VIDEO: Post-tsunami Survey
Learn the basics of a post-tsunami survey. The video summarizes a post-tsunami science survey of the August 2012 tsunami that impacted El Salvador. (English captions).
The PTWC issued a regional tsunami warning for countries in the Southwest Pacific 6 minutes after the earthquake and continued to monitor the tsunami. PTWC cancelled the regional warning after 2:32 hours. Reports from the Solomons National Disaster Center indicate at least 9 casualties with damage to at least four villages and about 700 homes in Temoto Province.
Right top: A 1 m amplitude tsunami was recorded at Lata Wharf about 50 km from the epicenter. Courtesy of PTWC.
Right bottom: DART 55012 deep-ocean instrument in the Coral Sea recorded a 13 cm amplitude tsunami (PTWC). Courtesy of PTWC.
Above: Detailed RIFT coastal tsunami forecast amplitudes of the Santa Cruz Islands, Solomons magnitude 8.0 earthquake. Courtesy of PTWC.
For more technical information, visit this tsunami's event page (click here).