New App to Warn of Earthquakes on Oregon And Washington Coast

King tides and big waves, Shore Acres on the Oregon Coast (Photo by Bonnie Moreland)

You never know when an earthquake will hit, and next month an app already active in California will be available to warn of any earthquakes to those on the beaches of the Oregon and Washington coast. Clearly, this app can be extremely useful in a nightmare scenario where an offshore earthquake triggers a tsunami on the west coast, giving those in the area very little time to get to safety.

“Although the U.S. Geological Survey cannot predict where and when future earthquakes will occur, the bureau, along with a team of organizations, helped create

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