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NHESS | Articles | Volume 19, issue 7
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1565–1583, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1565-2019
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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1565–1583, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1565-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 31 Jul 2019

Research article | 31 Jul 2019

Revised earthquake sources along Manila trench for tsunami hazard assessment in the South China Sea

Qiang Qiu et al.
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The accuracy of tsunami hazard assessments is highly dependent on the reliability of earthquake source models. In this study, we combine the most updated geological and geophysical data of the Manila subduction zone to propose a series of possible rupture scenarios. These rupture models facilitate an improved understanding of the potential tsunami hazard in the South China Sea. The results highlight the grave consequences faced by the SCS, one of the world's most densely populated coastlines.
The accuracy of tsunami hazard assessments is highly dependent on the reliability of earthquake...
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