Tsunami warning today in SoCal - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 09-18-2015 Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: SoCal
Posts: 54
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Tsunami warning today in SoCal

We had a tsunami warning in effect today following the earthquake in Chile. It got me wondering what makes some areas more prone to tsunami damage and I learned that the underwater features offshore Crescent City, CA makes it more prone to high damage from tsunamis. What I thought was most interesting was that the Cobb Seamount -- far off the coast of WA -- is actually one reason for this because of it's relation to Crescent City with respect to the Japanese and Aleutian Islands' faults.
Attached Thumbnails
Photo Sep 17, 9 04 14 PM.jpg  
jtulls is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Warning warning advertising for paying crew piclarke Crew Wanted/Available 55 01-17-2014 05:22 PM
!!!tsunami warning for british columbia!!! MedSailor General Discussion (sailing related) 11 10-28-2012 01:25 PM
Tsunami warning in the pacific after 8.8 Equake MedSailor General Discussion (sailing related) 5 02-27-2010 05:47 PM
UK. Repeat warning: Check your White Collision Warning Flares now, don’t risk serious injury @ BYM Sailing News NewsReader News Feeds 0 04-13-2006 08:15 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome