I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Damaging tsunamis are rare but potentially catastrophic events that present a danger to the people and economy of California.
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Probability of a tsunami in Los Angeles from a source in the Pacific (a disaggregation plot indicates the predominant source area) . The eastern Aleutians are the most important tsunami source for Los Angeles.
Tsunamis from Alaskan earthquakes also affect California. The 1964 tsunami killed people in Crescent City and caused damage as far south as Long Beach.
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Two kinds of tsunamis could affect the coastal area of California: Locally generated tsunami : If a large earthquake displaces the sea floor near our coast, the first waves may reach the coast within minutes after the ground stops shaking.
VOLUME 90 NUMBER 16 21 APRIL 2009 PAGES 137-144 Eos , Vol. 90, No. 16, 21 April 2009 EOS, TRANSACTIONS, AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION On 25 April 1992, an M 7.1 earthquake shook the coast of Cape Mendocino near Petrolia, Calif., followed by two large afters hocks (both M ~ 6.6) the next day.
Los Angeles Times: 1812 California Tsunami Carried a Ship Inland http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-then9jan 09,1,7071169,print.st... 1 of 3 1/10/2005 6:55 AM http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-then9jan 09,1,3968876.story?coll=la-headlines-california L.A. THEN AND NOW 1812 California ...
100 ABSTRACT Guadalupe Island, located off the coast of Baja California (Mexico), is considered as an eventual sea level reporting stations for a regional tsunami warning system.
TSUNAMI INUNDATION MODEL STUDY OF EUREKA AND CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA Tsunami inundation model study of Eureka and Crescent City, California