Friday, May 6, 2011

Earthquakes and Tsunamis 101 - When at the beach...

[Excerpt from Cascadia's Fault] Bottom line: if you’re on a beach and the ground starts shaking—and especially if that shaking lasts more than one minute—it’s probably a subduction earthquake and there probably will be a tsunami. The shaking is all the warning you’re going to get. Head for higher ground immediately and don’t wait for any official notification.