Tsunami evacuation maps for Lane, Douglas, Coos and Curry counties in Oregon
EUGENE, Ore. - Earthquakes along the Pacific rim can generate tsunami waves that endanger lives and property across the ocean, as the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan demonstrated.
If in doubt whether a tsunami warning is in effect, check the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for current information.
And if you live or play on the Oregon Coast, take a moment to study the tsunami inundation map to know which areas are in potential danger - and where to go to reach safety in the event of a tsunami.
REEDSPORT, GARDINER & WINCHESTER BAY
COOS BAY & CHARLESTON
NESIKA BEACH & OPHIR
BROOKINGS & HARBOR
LIVE OUTSIDE TOWN? Put your address in the Tsunami Evacuation Zones map