Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Earthquake and Tsunami

What a catastrophic calamities happened in Samoa Island (United State’s territory) and New Zealand after the typhoon happened in the Philippines. Both countries felt the 8.0 magnitude quake in the morning and followed by tsunami. They felt the waves of tsunami about 15-20 feet in 15 minutes after quake. 99 Samoan were killed and struck. The have siren to alarm people to climb in higher ground but not everyone escaped. Less than 24 hours of quake in Samoa, Western Indonesia felt the magnitude of 7.6 earthquakes and has alerted to be triggering a tsunami. Many people died cause by quake and still rising.

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