Field Survey of the 1945 Makran and 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamis in Baluchistan, Iran


We report the result of a 2010 survey of the effects on the Iranian coastline of the tsunami which followed the earthquake of 27 November 1945 (M0 = 2.8 9 10 28 dyn cm; Mw = 8.2), the only large event recorded along the Makran subduction zone since the onset of instrumental seismology. Based on the interview of elderly survivors of the event, we obtained a… (More)


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