Tsunami hazard zone signs

A sign at a beach warns that it's a tsunami hazard zone and that in case of earthquake to go to high ground or inland.

Detailed Description

All U.S. ocean coasts can be impacted by tsunamis. Some areas have more risk than others. Over the past 150 years, destructive and deadly tsunamis have struck Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Visit The Tsunami Zone to learn more about your zone.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 533

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Santa Cruz, CA, US


NOAA, National Tsunami Hazards Mitigation Program, USGS, Cal OES, and SCEC (an NSF/USGS Center)