Old video from South Africa falsely shared as Turkey-Syria quake 'tsunami'

Published on 10/02/2023 at 09:49

Footage of massive waves crashing onto a beach is circulating in social media posts that falsely claim it shows a "tsunami" triggered by a devastating earthquake that struck near the Turkish-Syrian border on February 6. The clip has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in the posts, but it actually shows waves that lashed a beach in South Africa in March 2017.