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Series Of Quakes Strikes Off Northwest Coast; No Tsunamis

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.

06/01/2015

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Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

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.

04/14/2015

There have been many reports of debris from the March 2011 tsunami reaching the Pacific coastline of the United States. (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspected Tsunami Debris Boat Towed To Oregon Port

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.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2015

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned the quake could cause dangerous tsunami waves along the coasts of Indonesia and the southern Philippines. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

7.3 Quake Hits Indonesia Waters; Tsunami Possible

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned the quake could cause dangerous tsunami waves along the coasts of Indonesia and the southern Philippines.

11/14/2014

Coastline of Alaska (credit: Bonnie Jo Mount/Getty Images)

Tsunami Warning Downgraded To Advisory

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

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

New tetrapods are seen at a the construction site of a giant seawall along the Kitakama and Ainokama coastline on May 10, 2014 in Sendai, Japan. After the tsunami in 2011 the Japanese government has spent billions of Yen on the reconstruction of a 31.8 K seawall along the Sendai coastline which is slated to be finished in 3 to 4 months. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Skiff Found On Washington Coast Was Tsunami Debris

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.

05/20/2014

There have been many reports of debris from the March 2011 tsunami reaching the Pacific coastline of the United States. (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Possible Boat From Japanese Tsunami May Have Landed At Ocean Shores

State officials are inspecting what may be a boat that drifted from Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

04/30/2014

File photo of people running for high ground after a 7.0 earthquake struck the Chilean north coast on March 16, 2014.  (Aldo Solimano/AFP/Getty Images)

Magnitude 8.2 Quake Strikes Northern Chile

Coastal evacuations ordered because of an expected tsunami.

04/01/2014

A color plasma screen of world alternates displays real-time seismic activity at an earthquake monitoring station. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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.

CBS Seattle–09/05/2013

A truck rests atop a building at the destroyed fish market in Ofunato on March 16, 2011, five days after the devasting earthquake and ensuing tsunami on March 11. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (credit:NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Fish Hitch Ride On Boat To Long Beach, Washington

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.

04/08/2013

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