It actually looks like the ocean level went up in those after pictures.
Understatement of the year.
I am just stunned at how much some of the towns were obliterated by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami waves from these pictures.
Yes it is. As are the satellite pics I have from from the USGS of the World Trade Center still smoking. I'd post them but I do not know how, and they are only on my home PC.
That one pic brings Reallity.
Does make me wonder how we here in the US would be 'handled' if/when something like this happens here.
Here is a link of the Tsunami at one location: