Public Eye

Asian Tsunami Imagery
Sri Lanka

The imagery below were taken by the DigitalGlobe Quickbird satellite. It shows a portion of the Southwest coast of Sri Lanka, by the town of Kalutara. The before-image was taken on January 1, 2004, while the after-image was taken on Sunday Dec. 26, 2004, at 10:20am local time, slightly less than four hours after the 6:28 a.m. (local Sri Lanka time) earthquake and shortly after the moment of tsunami impact.

Andaman Tsunami - Sri Lanka. Pre- and Post-Tsunami Comparison
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Pre- and Post-Tsunami comparitive magery overview of the immediate aftermath of the tsunami and receding waves near Kalutara on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka.
(Image source: DigitalGlobe)

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