A large submarine landslide contributed to the September 2018 Palu (Sulawesi, Indonesia) tsunami

A new article by Dr Heidarzadeh See the full article here (free pdf): https://doi.org/10.1080/21664250.2022.2122293 Abstract (based on https://doi.org/10.1080/21664250.2022.2122293): The September 2018 Palu (Sulawesi, Indonesia) tsunami has been a heavily debated event because multiple source models of three different types have been proposed for this tsunami: (i) The Mw 7.5 earthquake, (ii) landslides, and (iii) dual earthquake […]

Tsunami generated by the January 2022 Tonga volcano eruption was 90 m high

By: Dr Mohammad Heidarzadeh Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Bath (England) Secretary General of the International Tsunami Commission. Email: mhk58@bath.ac.uk A new study shows that the deadly and global-reaching tsunami generated by the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai volcano in January 2022 was as high as 90 m (see Figure 1). The tsunami […]