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Sun Jun 18, 2017, 04:46 PM

Four missing after tsunami strikes Greenland coast

Source: BBC





6 hours ago


The surge of water is also reported to have swept away 11 homes in the village of Nuugaatsiaq.

Police chief Bjørn Tegner Bay said he was unable to confirm whether there had been fatalities, according to KNR, Greenland's broadcasting corporation.

The authorities believe a magnitude four earthquake caused the tsunami.

According to the police chief, it struck off Uummannaq, a small island well above the Arctic Circle.

Meteorologist Trine Dahl Jensen told Danish news agency Ritzau that for such an earthquake to hit Greenland was "not normal", as she warned of the risk of aftershocks.............................



Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40320629








Image copyright AFP
Image caption The water swept away homes from a village on the west coast
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Sun Jun 18, 2017, 04:56 PM

1. Amazing

and sad.

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Sun Jun 18, 2017, 08:39 PM

2. WOW!!!!!

Hope the missing are found safe.

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Sun Jun 18, 2017, 09:15 PM

3. Yikes! n/t

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