MEGA-TSUNAMI OF 9 JULY 1958 IN LITUYA BAY, ALASKA – Analysis of Mechanism

MEGA  TSUNAMI OF 9 JULY 1958 IN LITUYA BAY, ALASKA Analysis of Mechanism George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts from Presentation at the Tsunami Symposium of Tsunami Society of May 25-27, 1999, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA © 1999 George Pararas-Carayannis – All Rights Reserved INTRODUCTION On July 9, 1958, a large earthquake along the Fairweather Fault struck Southeastern […]

EVALUATION OF THE THREAT OF MEGA TSUNAMI GENERATION FROM POSTULATED MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF ISLAND VOLCANOES ON LA PALMA, CANARY ISLANDS, AND ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII

  Web www.tsunamisociety.org EVALUATION OF THE THREAT OF MEGA TSUNAMI GENERATION FROM POSTULATED MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF ISLAND VOLCANOES ON LA PALMA, CANARY ISLANDS, AND ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAIIGeorge Pararas-CarayannisPaper published in Science of Tsunami Hazards, Vol 20, No.5, pages 251-277, 2002. (Modified html format) ABSTRACT Massive flank failures of island stratovolcanoes are extremely […]

SAMOAN ISLANDS – Bibliography of the Historical Tsunami Catalog

Samoan Islands – Bibliography of the Historical Tsunami Catalog TsunamiSamoaIslandsCatalog.pdf by George Pararas-Carayannis and Bonnie Dong AMERICAN SAMOA GOVERNOR, 1922. American Samoa, a General Report by the Governor, Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. AMERICAN SAMOA GOVERNOR, 1927. American Samoa, a General Report by the Governor, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. ANDERSON, T., 191 0. The […]

GREAT EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 4 NOVEMBER 1952 IN KAMCHATKA

GREAT EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 4 NOVEMBER 1952 IN KAMCHATKAGeorge Pararas-Carayannis(Excerpts from the archives to the Catalogs of Tsunami in the Hawaiian Islands. World Data Center A- Tsunami U.S. Dept. of Commerce Environmental Science Service Administration Coast and Geodetic Survey, May 1969) Introduction On November 4, 1952, at 16:52 GMT, a strong earthquake off the […]

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 6.7 […]

EARTHQUAKE OF 7 SEPTEMBER 1999 IN ATHENS,  GREECE

EARTHQUAKE OF 7 SEPTEMBER 1999 IN ATHENS,  GREECE George Pararas-Carayannis Introduction On Tuesday, 7 September 1999, a powerful earthquake struck nea Athens, Greece. This was the strongest earthquake to hit Athens in nearly a century and the worst to hit Greece in nearly 20 years. The quake killed dozens of people. Dozens more were trapped beneath […]