Surviving a Tsunami: Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan (1960)(via USGS)

Hawaii Tsunami 1960 via USGS

Eerily useful, but potentially late, USGS reference as we await the arrival of a tsunami on the shores of Hawaii from the coast of Chile.  Great graphics and explanations about earthquakes and tsunamis.

Surviving a Tsunami—Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan compiled by Brian F. Atwater, Marco Cisternas V., Joanne Bourgeois, Walter C. Dudley, James W. Hendley II, and Peter H.Stauffer – 1999; Reprinted 2001; revised and reprinted 2005

Prepared in cooperation with Universidad Austral de Chile, the University of Tokyo, the University of Washington, the Geological Survey of Japan, and the Pacific Tsunami Museum