Earthquakes – Navigation – partial listing

EARTHQUAKES NAVIGATION-PARTIAL LISTING RECENT & HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKES CANADA-The Earthquake of 1929 in Grand Banks, Nova Scotia CHILE – The Great Earthquake of May 22, 1960 in Chile Earthquakes in China –The Great China Earthquake of 1556; The Haicheng Earthquake of February 4, 1975; The Tangshan Earthquake of 1976 Earthquake of May 12, 2008 in the […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 IN THE SAMOAN ISLANDS REGION

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 IN THE SAMOAN ISLANDS REGION Evaluation of the Source MechanismGeorge Pararas-Carayannis© 2009 George Pararas-Carayannis – All Rights ReservedINTRODUCTION A major earthquake occurred on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 in the Samoan Islands region. A destructive tsunami struck coastal villages and towns in Samoa, American Samoa and the Tonga island […]

HAITI – THE EARTHQUAKE OF 12 JANUARY 2010

HAITI – THE EARTHQUAKE OF 12 JANUARY 2010 George Pararas-Carayannis ABSTRACT The major, shallow earthquake of 12 January 2010 that struck Haiti, occurred along a lateral offset segment of the strike-slip, Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault Zone (EPGFZ) which had been locked for 250 years. The last destructive event on this segment occurred in 1770. Minor precursor […]

The Great Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 in Japan: A Critical Review and Evaluation of the Tsunami Source Mechanism

The Great Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 in Japan: A Critical Review and Evaluation of the Tsunami Source Mechanism  George Pararas-Carayannis Pure and Applied Geophysics December 2014, Volume 171, Issue 12, pp 3257–3278| Cite as Pararas-Carayannis, G. Pure Appl. Geophys. (2014) 171: 3257. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-013-0677-7 Abstract The great Tohoku-Oki earthquake of March 11, 2011 […]

EL SISTEMA DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMI EN EL PACIFICO

EL SISTEMA DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMI EN EL PACIFICO Jorge (George) Pararas-CarayannisThis site was awarded a Times Pick  by the Los Angeles Times on 8/5/98    (Extractos de un artículo publicado en EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES, vol. 18, No. 3, p. 122-130, 1986 NOTAS: Desde que este artículo fue escrito en 1986, un número de cambios han ocurrido. […]