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APRIL IS MAY 23, 1960: LET US NOT FORGET Sixty years ago, a magnitude 9.5 earthquake shook Chile, generating a tsunami that struck the Hawaiian Islands, killing 61 people. Each year that goes by increases the odds that a tsunami will 10 impact Hawai'i. PACIFIC TSUNAMI NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE It is not a matter of if, but when, the next tsunami will strike. MUSEUM MONTH KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS FEEL the earth shake (earthquake) so strong that you feel you cannot stand. A tsunami generated from the coast of Hawai'i Island could impact.. DID YOU KNOW? Tsunamis can strike year- round and during any time of the day or night. SEE the ocean recede, swirl or act Oahu in 20-30 minutes unusual. A tsunami is not one giant wave, but a series of waves. HEAR the roar of the tsunami that sounds like a jet aircraft or freight train. Maui in under 15 minutes FAST FACT It is difficult to predict a tsunami, and there may be very little warning. IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE ABOVE: Hawai'i Island in 5 minutes or less! Evacuate immediately to safe zones, inland to high ground and away from low-lying coastal areas. Or move vertically into a building that is at least 10 stories, to the 4th floor or higher. 1923 1841 1952 Aleseian anda 1965 A distantly generated tsunami could impact Hawai'i in. 1944 PLAN AHEAD, BE PREPARED 2006 1918 NORTH About 5 hours 1890 :1933 2011 AMERICA BEFORE DURING AFTER Japan Know the evacuation zones. If you are near the ocean and you feel the earth shake, move immediately to higher ground. Return home only when authorities say it is safe to do so0. There could be hazards & debris in certain areas, and roads may still need to be clear for rescue & recovery efforts. About 8 hours Prepare an emergency kit. Hawal Sign up for emergency wireless alerts. Monitor the situation from wireless alerts, 1906 TV, and radio. About 15 hours SOUTH AMERICA heure TO LEARN MORE Hawai'i Emergency Management Agency: ready.hawaii.gov The Pacific Tsunami Museum: tsunami.org ARE YOU READY? 1868 1877 Visit ready.hawaii.gov for information on how to prepare for an emergency. 1819 I Chile 1906 AWARENESS TSUNAMI APRIL IS MAY 23, 1960: LET US NOT FORGET Sixty years ago, a magnitude 9.5 earthquake shook Chile, generating a tsunami that struck the Hawaiian Islands, killing 61 people. Each year that goes by increases the odds that a tsunami will 10 impact Hawai'i. PACIFIC TSUNAMI NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE It is not a matter of if, but when, the next tsunami will strike. MUSEUM MONTH KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS FEEL the earth shake (earthquake) so strong that you feel you cannot stand. A tsunami generated from the coast of Hawai'i Island could impact.. DID YOU KNOW? Tsunamis can strike year- round and during any time of the day or night. SEE the ocean recede, swirl or act Oahu in 20-30 minutes unusual. A tsunami is not one giant wave, but a series of waves. HEAR the roar of the tsunami that sounds like a jet aircraft or freight train. Maui in under 15 minutes FAST FACT It is difficult to predict a tsunami, and there may be very little warning. IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE ABOVE: Hawai'i Island in 5 minutes or less! Evacuate immediately to safe zones, inland to high ground and away from low-lying coastal areas. Or move vertically into a building that is at least 10 stories, to the 4th floor or higher. 1923 1841 1952 Aleseian anda 1965 A distantly generated tsunami could impact Hawai'i in. 1944 PLAN AHEAD, BE PREPARED 2006 1918 NORTH About 5 hours 1890 :1933 2011 AMERICA BEFORE DURING AFTER Japan Know the evacuation zones. If you are near the ocean and you feel the earth shake, move immediately to higher ground. Return home only when authorities say it is safe to do so0. There could be hazards & debris in certain areas, and roads may still need to be clear for rescue & recovery efforts. About 8 hours Prepare an emergency kit. Hawal Sign up for emergency wireless alerts. Monitor the situation from wireless alerts, 1906 TV, and radio. About 15 hours SOUTH AMERICA heure TO LEARN MORE Hawai'i Emergency Management Agency: ready.hawaii.gov The Pacific Tsunami Museum: tsunami.org ARE YOU READY? 1868 1877 Visit ready.hawaii.gov for information on how to prepare for an emergency. 1819 I Chile 1906 AWARENESS TSUNAMI