September 30, 2009 in Nation/World
Associated Press photo

A resident looks at the damage from the Sept. 29, 2009, tsunami that struck the village of Leone in American Samoa, about 10 miles west of the port city of Pago Pago. A powerful earthquake in the South Pacific hurled a massive tsunami at the shores of Samoa and American Samoa, flattening villages and sweeping cars and people out to sea, leaving at least 100 dead and dozens missing.


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