2 edition of Tsunamis in Fiji found in the catalog.
Tsunamis in Fiji
I. B. Everingham
by Ministry of Lands, Energy & Mineral Resources, Mineral Resources Dept. in Suva, Fiji
Written in English
|Statement||by I.B. Everingham.|
|Series||Report,, 62, Report (Fiji. Mineral Resources Dept.) ;, 62.|
|LC Classifications||GC222.F55 E94 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||27 p. :|
|Number of Pages||27|
|LC Control Number||91150691|
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The Suva earthquake occurred on 14 September at UTC near Suva, Fiji, just off the southeast shore of Viti earthquake had a magnitude of M s The earthquake triggered a coral reef platform collapse and a submarine landslide that caused a tsunami.
Eight people were reported killed; a wharf, bridges, and buildings were severely damaged in affected: Fiji. This article lists notable tsunamis, which are sorted by the date and location that the tsunami occurred.
Because of seismic and volcanic activity associated with tectonic plate boundaries along the Pacific Ring of Fire, tsunamis occur most frequently in the Pacific Ocean, but are a worldwide natural are possible wherever large bodies of water are found.
The first edition of Tsunami!, published inprovided readers with a complete examination of the tsunami phenomenon in Hawai'i. This second edition adds many eye-witness accounts of the tsunamis of and and expands its coverage to include major tsunamis in the Mediterranean and off the coasts of Japan, Chile, Indonesia, Fiji, Alaska, California, 3/5(1).
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