Earthquake & Tsunami Preparedness

Tsunami Hazard Zone

Oregon experiences regular (in geologic time) mega thrust earthquakes and large "local" tsunamis. Oregon also receives "distant" tsunamis from earthquakes elsewhere on the Pacific Rim. Distant tsunamis pale in comparision in terms of danger and impact.

Oregonians need to prepare for both types of tsunamis.

Follow the links below (in orange) to learn more.

The Three Things You Need to Know 



Living On Shaky Ground - How to Survive Earthquakes & Tsunamis in Oregon 

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Tsunami Preparedness for Mariners   



Tsunami Evacuation Maps by City

Tsunami Hazard Maps Including Rural Areas

Tsunami Inundation Map Tool 

Washington Tsunami Evacuation Maps

California Tsunami Inundation Maps  Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.

Tsunami Preparedness along the U.S. West Coast (Video) 

La informaciĆ³n en espaƱol:

Tsunamis Preparacion

Sientiendo Los Tsunamis

Reglas De Seguridad

Tsunamis Seguridad Para Navegantes

 Amazing Footage of Japanese Tsunami March 2011