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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Can a tsunami hit America?
Tsunami map in Seaside, Oregon
Since 1933, 31 tsunamis have been observed in Crescent City. Four of those caused damage, and one of them, in March 1964, remains the "largest and most destructive recorded tsunami to ever strike the United States Pacific Coast," according to the University of Southern California's Tsunami Research Center.Mar 11, 2011