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Volume 16, issue 8
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1967–1977, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-1967-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1967–1977, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-1967-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 22 Aug 2016

Research article | 22 Aug 2016

New study on the 1941 Gloria Fault earthquake and tsunami

Maria Ana Baptista et al.
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This is a new study on the 25 November 1941 earthquake and tsunami, Northeast Atlantic. The tsunami was recorded from Morocco to the UK. We present a new epicentre location and use tsunami data to compute the tsunami source. Results show that the earthquake ruptured a segment of the Eurasia–Nubia plate boundary. Other segments of the plate boundary may rupture and generate similar events. These conclusions are important for tsunami hazard assessment in the Northeast Atlantic.
This is a new study on the 25 November 1941 earthquake and tsunami, Northeast Atlantic. The...
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