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Kowalik et al. Off-Shore Wave Heights Location Wave Height (meters) Maximum Measured Runups* (meters) Indonesia15.5 50.9, 48.9, 35.7, 34.9 Thailand9.319.6 Sri Lanka 8.111.3 E. Africa 3.39.5 * NGDC Data
TABLE 3 Maximum Reported Runups of 15 or More Meters Near the Source Locations of Large Earthquakes Along Margins of the Pacific, and Maximum Runups in the Hawaiian Islands for Those Tsunamis*
Conclusion Reasonable worst case source area sea surface displacement parameters Length:1000 km Width:200 km Wave Height To Ocean:15 m Wave Height To Land:15 m Period:15 to 30 minutes
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