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......................HISTORICAL TSUNAMIS

 
Mechanisms, Propagation, and Terminal Effects

By Country - In Alphabetical Order - to 1980

CHILE .CHINA COLOMBIA . GREECE .INDIA INDONESIA . JAPAN - Ryukyu Islands . MEXICO . NICARAGUA . PAKISTAN . ...PERU . PHILLIPINES . PORTUGAL . RUSSIA SAMOAN ISLANDS - USA - Alaska - California - Hawaii

 

CHILE 1960 - The May 22, 1960 Chilean Tsunami

CHINA - 1548 1888 1969 1976

COLOMBIA 1979 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of December 12, 1979, in Colombia

GREECE 1490 (1625) BC - The Tsunami Generated from the Eruption of the Volcano of Santorin in the Bronze Age

GREECE - Historical Tsunamis Generated along the Hellenic Arc at the Kythira Strait

INDIA 1941 - EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF JUNE 26, 1941 IN THE ANDAMAN SEA AND THE BAY OF BENGAL

INDONESIA 1977 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of August 19, 1977 in the Lesser Sunda Islands

INDONESIA 1883- The Great Tsunami of August 26, 1883 from te Explosion of the Krakatau Volcano ("Krakatoa")

INDONESIA 1883 - Near and Far-Field Effects of Tsunamis Generated by the Paroxysmal Eruptions, Explosions, Caldera Collapses and Slope Failures of the Krakatau Volcano in Indonesia, on August 26-27, 1883

INDONESIA 1833 - The Great Earthquake and Tsunami of 1833 off the Coast of Central Sumatra in Indonesia

JAPAN - RYUKYU ISLANDS 1771 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of 20 April 1771 in the Ryukyu Islands

MEXICO 1985 - The Great Eartquake and Tsunami of 19 September 1985 in Mexico

MEXICO 1985 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of 21 September 1985 in Mexico

NICARAGUA 1992 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of 2 September 1992 in Nicaragua

PAKISTAN 1945 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of 28 November 1945 in the Makran Region of Southern Pakistan

PERU 1966 - The Source Mechanism of the Earthquake and Tsunami of October 17, 1966 in Peru

PHILIPPINES 1976 - The Earthquake and Tsunami of August 16, 1976 , in the Philippine Islands - The Moro Gulf Tsunami

PORTUGAL 1755 - The Great Lisbon Earthquake and Tsunami of 1 November 1755

RUSSIA 1952 - The November 4, 1952 Earthquake and Tsunami in Kamchatka

SAMOAN ISLANDS - Samoa - American Samoa - Historical Tsunami Catalog (75 pages PDF)

Earthquake and Tsunami of 39 September 2009 in the Samoan Islands Region

USA - HAWAII 1868, 1975 - In Evaluation of the Threat of Mega Tsunami Generation from Postulated Massive Slope Failures of Island Stratovolcanoes on La Palma, Canary Islands, and on the Island of Hawaii.

The Earthquake of 15 October 2006 in the Hawaiian Islands

USA - ALASKA 1958 - Source Mechanism Study of the Earthquake and Tsunami of July 8, 1958 in Lituya Bay

USA - ALASKA 1964 - Source Mechanism Study of the Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami of March 27, 1964

SOURCE MECHANISM STUDY OF THE ALASKA EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 27 MARCH 1964. PART I. WATER WAVES. PART II. ANALYSIS OF RAYLEIGH WAVE

Source Mechanism of the Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami of March 27, 1964. Part 1. Water Waves. (PDF 4.5 MB)

USA - CALIFORNIA 1964 - The March 27, 1964 Alaska Tsunami In California

USA - CALIFORNIA 1812 - The Santa Barbara, California, Earthquakes and Tsunami(s) of December 1812

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