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Tsunami on the Delaware River?
September 4, 2013 | United States Geological Survey

“Imagine the Delaware River abruptly rising toward Philadelphia in a tsunami-like wave of water. Scientists now propose that this might not be a hypothetical scenario. A newly published paper concludes that a modest (one-foot) tsunami-like event on the East Coast was generated in the past by a large offshore earthquake. This result may have potential ramifications for emergency management professionals, government officials, businesses and the general public.” Quoted from the USGS Newsroom.


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Canary Island Landslides and Atlantic Ocean Tsunami Generation
December 17, 2013 | National Oceanography Centre
"The risk posed by tsunami waves generated by Canary Island landslides may need to be re-evaluated, according to researchers at the National Oceanography Centre. Their findings suggest that these landslides result in smaller tsunami waves than previously thought by some authors, because of the processes involved." Quoted from a National Oceanography Centre press release. Related: Atlantic Ocean Tsunamis

Potential Tsunami Impact on Southern California from an Alaska Earthquake
September 8, 2013 | USGS
"The Science Application for Risk Reduction tsunami scenario depicts a hypothetical but plausible tsunami created by an earthquake offshore from the Alaska Peninsula and its impacts on the California coast. " Quoted from the USGS Newsroom.

Nevada Earthquake Swarm
June 23, 2013 | CarsonNow.org
An earthquake swarm in Nevada near the Genoa Fault Zone is being watched by scientists and the state emergency management staff. "The State of Nevada Division of Emergency Management and the University’s Seismological Lab always encourage citizens to take steps to reduce the potential effects from ground shaking to their homes and businesses and to secure personal safety and the safety of family members and coworkers." Quoted from the CarsonNow.org article.


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