tsunami risk News

Oregon City’s Quake Simulation Study Shows Road, Bridge Dangers

Researchers at Oregon State University say bridges and roads in the northwestern resort city of Seaside should be prioritized for improvement after a simulation discovered they would have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. Researchers found that the …

Taiwan Faces Greatest Tsunami Risk: Guy Carpenter

A new report finds that southwest Taiwan, specifically, up to 4 meters at the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s principal port and the sixth largest container port in the world has the greatest tsunami risk. Guy Carpenter & Company, a global …

Peru’s Capital Highly Vulnerable to Major Quake

The earthquake all but flattened colonial Lima, the shaking so violent that people tossed to the ground couldn’t get back up. Minutes later, a 50-foot wall of Pacific Ocean crashed into the adjacent port of Callao, killing all but 200 …