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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 […]

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 […]