GREAT EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 28 MARCH 2005 IN SUMATRA

GREAT EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 28 MARCH 2005 IN SUMATRA George Pararas-Carayannis Copyright © 2005. All Rights Reserved Introduction A great earthquake with a Moment Magnitude 8.7 struck off the coast of Western Sumatra just south of the region where the great earthquake of 26 December 2004 (Moment Magnitude 9) triggered a devastating tsunami which […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF MAY 3, 2006 IN TONGA

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF MAY 3, 2006 IN TONGAGeorge Pararas-Carayannis © 2006 George Pararas-Carayannis – All Rights Reserved INTRODUCTION A major earthquake occurred on Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in the Tonga segment of the Tonga-Kermadec Subduction Zone, near the islands of the Kingdom of Tonga. A small tsunami was generated. A regional tsunami warning was […]

DISASTER ARCHAEOLOGY – Links – Disaster Pages of Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis

DISASTER ARCHAEOLOGY Disaster Archaeology IMPACT OF THE 365 AD EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI ON ANCIENT WORLD http://drgeorgepc.com/Tsunami365ADeEastMedSea.html PRESERVING WORLD CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE SITES  http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchCultHerSiteProt.html THE QUEST FOR HOMER’S ITHACA    http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchIthacaSearch.html http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchIthacaSearch.html WOMEN IN THE MARINE MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN – THEIR ROLES & SYMBOLISMS http://www.drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchSymbolisms.html CAVE OF CASTANIA – A Speleological Wonder http://drgeorgepc.com/CaveCastania.html The socio-cultural profile […]

EARTHQUAKE OF OCTOBER 15, 2006 IN HAWAII

EARTHQUAKE OF OCTOBER 15, 2006 IN HAWAII George Pararas-Carayannis Introduction In the morning of October 15, 2006, two strong earthquakes occurred on the underwater segment of the major rift zone of the Hualalai volcano on the Northwest side of the Island of Hawaii. The earthquakes affected mostly the North Kona and the Kohala areas of […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 15 AUGUST 2007 IN PERU

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 15 AUGUST 2007 IN PERU George Pararas-Carayannis Introduction  A great earthquake with Moment Magnitude of 8.1 occurred in Peru at on August 15, 2007. The quake damaged extensively the Central/Southern Peru region and was particularly destructive at the Peruvian cities of Ica and Pisco, south of Lima. The earthquake caused several […]

EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMI OF 12 SEPTEMBER 2007 IN INDONESIA

EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMI OF 12 SEPTEMBER 2007 IN INDONESIA George Pararas-Carayannis —————————————— © 2007 George Pararas-Carayannis – All Rights Reserved INTRODUCTION On Wednesday, September 12, 2007, a great earthquake struck off the southern coast of the island of Sumatra, killing at least 9 people and generating a relatively small tsunami. Two other major earthquakes struck […]