Articles | Volume 21, issue 10
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3085–3096, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3085-2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3085–3096, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3085-2021

Research article 14 Oct 2021

Research article | 14 Oct 2021

Tsunami heights and limits in 1945 along the Makran coast estimated from testimony gathered 7 decades later in Gwadar, Pasni and Ormara

Hira Ashfaq Lodhi et al.

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The study summarizes historical accounts, eyewitness accounts and newspaper items to report the impact of the 1945 tsunami along the Makran coast of Pakistan. A field survey conducted in Gwadar, Pasni and Ormara quantifies inundation parameters in the three cities, using the landmarks reported in eyewitness accounts and newspaper items. The quantification of runup and inundation extents is based either on the field survey or on old maps.
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