Scientists say a cluster of earthquakes ranging in magnitude up to 5.9 have struck off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, but haven’t been strong enough to generate tsunamis.
About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
A 30-foot section of a fiberglass boat believed to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami has been towed to an Oregon port and is headed for the dump once scientists make sure it poses no threat of spreading invasive species.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned the quake could cause dangerous tsunami waves along the coasts of Indonesia and the southern Philippines.
Residents of the city of Adak on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands evacuated the town site and gathered on a nearby hill Monday after a magnitude-8.0 earthquake prompted a tsunami warning for part of the island chain
More than three years after the tsunami hit Japan, evidence of the disaster continues to haunt the West Coast where residents know they also are vulnerable.
State officials are inspecting what may be a boat that drifted from Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Coastal evacuations ordered because of an expected tsunami.
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.
What a long, strange trip it’s been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country’s March 2011 tsunami.