Not even 5,300-plus miles and a 16-hour time separation could eliminate the effect of last Friday's tsunami that resulted from the earthquake in Japan.
Small but powerful tsunami waves were acutely felt in the harbor in Santa Cruz, Calif., where boats large and small were knocked around and overturned in a domino-like effect. Damage in the harbor is expected to exceed $25 million.
The two videos that follow show the perspective of two onlookers as the wave enters the harbor.
Click play to watch this footage as the wave enters the harbor. Mobile users can click here.
Click play to watch this different perspective from the shore of the harbor as the wave rolls by. Mobile users can click here.