Islands after earthquake and tsunami – level 1

Islands after earthquake and tsunami – level 1

11-02-2013 14:00

A big earthquake and tsunami hit the Solomon Islands. It was on Wednesday. The big earthquake started a tsunami. The tsunami was one meter high. The tsunami killed five people. Water went into villages on the island of Santa Cruz.

The airport on the island was closed. Nobody could come to help the people on the island. Forty aftershocks hit the islands since Wednesday.

Interesting words: earthquake (shake of land), aftershocks (small earthquake that comes after a bigger earthquake).

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