Cascadia Subduction Zone

Scientists Studying Cascadia Subduction Zone Scientists are just back from a monthlong research cruise in the Pacific Ocean off Washington state, where they're trying to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone which can create massive tusnamis and earthquakes.
Researchers: 10,000 People Could Die When Monster Quake, Tsunami Hit Pacific NorthwestMore than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.