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September 10, 1998

On July 17, 1998, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake caused a tsunami on the coast of Papua New Guinea, wiping out two villages. The U.S. Geological Survey provides a model of the tsunami, along with background information and news stories. The animation is available in four formats and resolutions. Go to: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/docs/tsunami/PNGhome.html

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