The Nuugaatsiaq tsunami, June 17. 2017

The Nuugaatsiaq tsunami, June 17. 2017


Uummannaq, Greenland (GL)
Early in the morning, saturday June 17. 2017, Western Greenland was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 causing a tsunami at the the greenlandic village Nuugaatsiaq, some 65 Miles north of the town of Uummannaq.

4 houses near the shore were caught by the waves into the sea. 4 people are missing, 39 could get into safety in the nearby hills. Several sled dogs drowned too.
Early in the morning, saturday June 17. 2017, Western Greenland was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 causing a tsunami at the the greenlandic village Nuugaatsiaq, some 65 Miles north of the town of Uummannaq.

4 houses near the shore were caught by the waves into the sea. 4 people are missing, 39 could get into safety in the nearby hills. Several sled dogs drowned too.
View in Google Earth Cities, In The News, Waves/wakes
Links: www.bbc.com, www.youtube.com, en.wikipedia.org
By: Dania

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