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House and Car Destroyed by Tsunami

A house and a car were destroyed by a tsunami in the coastal city of Dichato, Chile, located about 15 km north of Concepcion, Chile. The tsunami height was about 10 meters (32 feet). Several hundred homes were destroyed in this city as a result of the M 8.8 earthquake on Feb. 27, 2010

 

Photo by: Walter Mooney, U.S. Geological Survey

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Taken on March 15, 2010