Tsunami Information

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What is a Tsunami?
Tsunamis are ocean waves generated by a sudden change of the ocean water level, most often caused by earthquakes, but also by landslides, volcanic eruptions, and comet or meteorite impacts in the ocean. Learn more.

Why should we get ready for tsunamis in Oregon?
Oregon sits on the Pacific Rim "ring of fire," a zone of very active plate tectonics. Know where you can go to be safe with these tsunami inundation and evacuation maps. Learn more.

Seal Rock Evacuation Map
This Seal Rock Tsunami Evacuation Route Map could save your life. Please read it and share it with your family and friends. View map.

Waldport Evacuation Map
This Waldport Tsunami Evacuation Route Map could save your life. Please read it and share it with your family and friends. View map.

Evacuation Maps / Brochures
The Oregon Tsunami Clearinghouse offers tsunami prepared news, brochures, and maps. Learn more.

Tsunami Evacuation Maps
The oregon.gov Department of Geology and Mineral Industries has tsunami evacuation route maps. Learn more.

Inundation Maps / Reports
The Oregon Tsunami Clearinghouse Resource Library has tsunami inundation maps and other GIS data. Learn more.

West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
The NOAA National Weather Service, National Tsunami Warning Center tells you whether any watches, warnings or advisories have been issued. Learn more.