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Why B.C. and Alaska avoided a massive tsunami
« on: January 23, 2018, 11:34:39 PM »
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/technology/bc-tsunami-warning-1.4499877

"Where the Gulf of Alaska curves, you end up getting a splay of fault lines," she said. "There's a really interesting section where this earthquake occurred where you can get all different kinds of motion happening. If it had've occurred 90 kilometres to the west then it would have been a subduction earthquake and we could have seen a massive tsunami."

"B.C. is headed back into another one of its riskier seismic seasons, raising the risk of "The Big One," earthquake experts say."
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-slow-slip-1.3995645