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This report is based on a global tsunami assessment based on select 100 major historical earthquake-generated tsunamis. Based on the results of the simulation, the locations of modern tsunamis (from the periods of 1970 to 2016) greater than 2 meters in height, are limited to areas affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, and the 2011 Great East Japan Tsunami. Nevertheless, damaging tsunamis have been witnessed everywhere in the world, especially along the Pacific Rim. This report can provide supplementary information for policy makers, urban planners, engineers, as well as scholarly research.
The authors of the assessment draw the following conclusions: