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Disclaimer: These modeling results are based on a preliminary tsunami source definition and preliminary bathymetric and topographic data that is not fully verified and has known inaccuracies. Therefore the model results are subject to revision.

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Maximum amplitude
Click image to see animation of tsunami wave around Tutuila created with the MOST model.

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Maximum amplitude
Maximum wave amplitude distribution for Tutuila created with the MOST model.
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time series at Pago Pago
Model comparison at Pago Pago tide station 
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