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Surviving a Tsunami--Lessons From Chile, Hawaii, and Japan


Science & Tech  (tags: tsunami, survival, tsunami science, Japan, Chile, Hawaii, earthquakes )

Charla
- 1296 days ago - pubs.usgs.gov
This report contains true stories that illustrate how to survive-and how not to survive-a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike.



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Ralph R Sutton (56)
Monday March 14, 2011, 8:03 pm
These lessons are only valid if you have the time to act. In Chili and Japan there was little warning before the tsunamis hit their coast.
 

Bon L. (0)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 5:47 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Beverley Phillips (34)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 7:26 am
Thanks for the info, just because you don't live by the coast doesn't mean that you will never visit it - if you go on holiday any where take time to learn local emergency signals so you know what to do. Nature doesn't take a holiday just because you do.
Very useful, thank you.
 

Charla D. (67)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 7:37 am
Excellent point Beverly!
 
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