Image credit: Tsunami waves propagate from a Cascadia subduction zone tsunami. From cover of U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1707, The orphan tsunami of 1700 — Japanese clues to a parent earthquake in North America, 2nd ed.
Saturday, January 26 is the 319th anniversary of the 1700 Cascadia subduction zone earthquake and tsunami. Are you prepared for the next one?
Things you can do:
- Practice your tsunami evacuation route:
- Tsunami Evacuation Zone Map Viewer - Search by address or coastal area, then print a custom evacuation map for your area.
- Tsunami evacuation brochures for coastal communities
- Become 2 Weeks Ready — from Oregon Emergency Management
For more resources, visit oregontsunami.org.