It sounds like something from the dim and distant past. A freak wave known as a megatsunami crashing onto frozen shores, carving a path of destruction as it rolls onto the land. But this isn’t some historical occurrence. It happened in 2017 in Greenland, and the reasons behind it are as shocking as they are incredible.
What makes this event so interesting isn’t just its size, it’s the footage captured showing the wave hitting the western shores of Greenland. Because tsunamis occur so quickly, there’s often no time for those involved to record what’s happening. But in this age of connected technology, residents of the remote area managed to do just that.