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Researchers at University of Hawaii at Manoa have determined that there’s a small, but potential, chance that Hawaii would suffer from a direct hit from a mega tsunami in the next 50 years.
Hawaii News Now reported Friday that a study about the possibility of a tsunami generated from a magnitude-9.0 earthquake near the Aleutian Islands was published this week in the Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth.
Researchers gave the event a 9 percent chance of happening.
originally posted by: bonsaihorn
a reply to: olaru12
They have legit credentials, I linked the access point to the full pdf above.
This is NOT a good place to focus your emotional energy. Real life is happening just outside. And I've never been to Hawaii so if it disapeers I doubt that I'd notice much.
Rhett Butler*, Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii USA.
L. Neil Frazer*, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii USA.
William J. Templeton, Ocean Resources and Engineering, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii USA. Now at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Corresponding author: R. Butler, Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, 1680 East-West Road, POST 602, Honolulu, Hawaii 96821 U.S.A. (email@example.com).