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.
More 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.
A tsunami warning that was in effect for parts of southern Alaska and coastal Canada after a strong earthquake shook the region at midnight Friday was subsequently cancelled.
A dock that apparently was ripped away from Japanese waters by a tsunami and drifted for more than a year-and-a-half across 5,000 miles of the Pacific was spotted by the Coast Guard on the Olympic Peninsula.
The Coast Guard on Tuesday spotted a large dock that has washed ashore in a remote section of Olympic National Park on the northwest Washington coast. Scientists are concerned it could be debris from the tsunami that struck Japan last year.