EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 1 APRIL 2007 IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

  EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 1 APRIL 2007 IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS George Pararas-Carayannis INTRODUCTION A great earthquake on April 1, 2007 struck the New Georgia Group of the Northwest Solomon Islands and generated a destructive tsunami. There were numerous fatalities in the Solomon Islands and in Southeast Papua New Guinea. A second quake of […]

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 […]

VOLCANIC TSUNAMI LINKS

VOLCANIC TSUNAMIS CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles – Tsunamis of Volcanic Origin in the Lesser Antilles Islands of the Caribbean CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles – Montserrat Island Tsunamis CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles –Martinique Island Tsunamis CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles – 2008 WORKING FILES St. Vincent Island Tsunamis CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles –Grenada Island Tsunamis Tsunami Generation […]

Navigation – Seismotectonics

SEISMOTECTONICS Tectonic and Geological Instability of Asia Minor Seismotectonics of the Solomon Islands Region – Mechanisms of Tsunami Generation Along Active Boundaries of Young, Marginal Sea Basins and Spreading Ridges Seismotectonics of Volcanic Arc Collision in the Hokkaido/Kuril Island Region Seismotectonics of Subduction and Collision Along the Eastern Margin of the Sea of Japan/East Sea […]

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 […]

CHILE – EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 27 FEBRUARY 2010

                        CHILE – EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 27 FEBRUARY 2010 Evaluation of Source Mechanism and of Near and Far-field Tsunami Effects George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts taken from paper published in Tsunami Society International’ Journal “Science of Tsunami Hazards”, Vol. 29, No. 2, (2010) ABSTRACT The great earthquake of February […]

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 […]