EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF AUGUST 16A, 1976, IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS – The Moro Gulf Tsunami

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF AUGUST 16A, 1976, IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS – The Moro Gulf Tsunami George Pararas-Carayannis (Excerpts from a survey undertaken in the Philippines in August and September 1976 and from recent reports). Introduction On August 16, 1976, a devastating earthquake on the Cotabato Trench caused destruction on the island of Mindanao – […]

EARTHQUAKE  AND TSUNAMI OF 28 NOVEMBER 1945 IN SOUTHERN PAKISTAN

EARTHQUAKE  AND TSUNAMI OF 28 NOVEMBER 1945 IN SOUTHERN PAKISTAN George Pararas-Carayannis(Excerpts from unpublished report on “Seismo-Dynamics of Compressional Tectonic Collision – Potential for Tsunamigenesis Along Boundaries of the Indian, Eurasian and Arabian Plates” (Abstract submitted to the International Conference HAZARDS 2004, Hyderabad, India, 2-4 Dec. 2004 ) Copyright © 2005. All Rights Reserved Introduction On […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 2 SEPTEMBER 1992 IN NICARAGUA

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 2 SEPTEMBER 1992 IN NICARAGUAGeorge Pararas-Carayannis The Earthquake A major tsunamigenic earthquake occurred off the Pacific coast of Nicaragua at 18.16 local time, (00h 16m GMT) on September 2, 1992. The initial surface wave magnitude was estimated at 7.2 and its epicenter was at 11.761° N, 87.419 West, about 120 Km […]

GREAT EARTHQUAKE OF 19 SEPTEMBER 1985 AND MAJOR EARTHQUAKE OF 21 SEPTEMBER 1985 IN MEXICO – TSUNAMI SOURCE MECHANISMS

GREAT EARTHQUAKE OF 19 SEPTEMBER 1985 AND MAJOR EARTHQUAKE OF 21 SEPTEMBER 1985 IN MEXICO – TSUNAMI SOURCE MECHANISMSGeorge Pararas-Carayannis(Excerpts from Report submitted to the UNESCO-Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and to the International Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific(ICG/ITSU), based on a survey of the stricken area by the suthor and from […]

TSUNAMIS GENERATED BY THE PAROXYSMAL ERUPTIONS, EXPLOSIONS, CALDERA COLLAPSES AND MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO IN INDONESIA ON 26-27 AUGUST, 1883

TSUNAMIS GENERATED BY THE PAROXYSMAL ERUPTIONS, EXPLOSIONS, CALDERA COLLAPSES AND MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO IN INDONESIA ON 26-27 AUGUST, 1883 George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts from the presentation for the International Seminar/Workshop on Tsunami “In Memoriam 120 Years Of Krakatau Eruption Tsunami – Lessons Learned From Large Tsunami” August 26th 29th 2003, Jakarta and […]

GREAT TSUNAMI OF 26 AUGUST 1883 FROM THE EXPLOSION OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO (Krakatoa”) IN INDONESIA

GREAT TSUNAMI OF 26 AUGUST 1883 FROM THE EXPLOSION OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO (Krakatoa”) IN INDONESIA George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts from “Some of the World’s Greatest Disasters”, a book in preparation.) Copyright © 1997 George Pararas-Carayannis / all rights reserved Selected by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Introduction The paroxysmal explosion and collapse of the volcano […]