The potential hazard from tsunami and Seiche waves generated by large earthquakes within Lake Tahoe, California‐Nevada

  title={The potential hazard from tsunami and Seiche waves generated by large earthquakes within Lake Tahoe, California‐Nevada},
  author={Gene Aaron Ichinose and John G. Anderson and Kenji Satake and Richard A. Schweickert and Mary M. Lahren},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
We investigate the potential of local earthquakes to generate tsunamis and seiches within Lake Tahoe. We calculated the long wavelength oscillations generated by 3 hypothetical Mw >7 earthquake scenarios for faults with normal slip directly under and outside the lake basin. The scenarios involving fault slip under the lake are the North Tahoe‐Incline Village and West Tahoe‐Dollar Point scenarios. The Genoa scenario involves a fault that crops out 10 km east of the lake. Faulting beneath the… 
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