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 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 […]

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 […]