Tsunami Hazard Zone
Tsunamis eventually visit every coastline in the Pacific Ocean. The most recent tsunami to hit southern California occurred on March 11, 2011. Here are some facts and safety tips about tsunamis you should know when visiting the California coast, including the Channel Islands.
Did You Know?
Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island is one of the world’s largest known sea caves. The cave measures 1215 feet in length (the size of more than four football fields), has a 160 foot entrance, and is almost 100 feet wide.