Asked in Earth Sciences, Tsunamis, Natural Disasters
What geological conditions might cause a tsunami on the coast of Oregon?
There are several scenarios which can cause a tsunami to hit the Oregon coast. A large earthquake anywhere in the Pacific, volcanic eruptions, and large landslides are probably the three most likely. ...
Where did tsunami 2011 hit in Japan?
The tsunami began with a 8.9 earthquake that hit all of Japan. That caused the tsunami. Nearly all of Japan was hit. Other countries were hit too. They were Hawii, New Philipiens, and the west coast of the U.S.A. (California, Washington, Oregon) The tsunami hit JAPAN on the island of Honshu in Sendai. The Iwate-kun prefecture, Miyagi-kun prefecture were destroyed and others were affected. ...
Asked in Japan, Earthquake in Japan 2011
How would a Japan tsunami affect the US?
It depends on where it hits. In 1965 when there was an earthquake in Alaska northern CA and Oregon experienced a tsunami. The city of Eureka, CA had it hit and wash out docks, boats, and other things along the coast there. ...
Asked in Tsunamis, Indian Ocean
Which states got hit by the tsunami the great Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004?
None of the states got hit by the actual tsunami. But however before the tsunami there was an earthquake which triggered an earthquake in Alaska. ...
Asked in Australia, Tsunamis
Was Sydney Australia affected by the tsunami that hit Brisbane Australia?
There was no Tsunami that hit Brisbane, and therefore no Tsunami hit Sydney. However there were recent floods that devastated Brisbane and the QLD state of Australia. ...