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No Bike Ride Today

Wave iconWell, with the earthquake in the Pacific, I guess I shouldn’t ride my bike along the coast as we’re at a heightened alert for a possible tsunami. I frequently ride down by the ocean through an area that is labeled as a Tsunami Evacuation Area.

While unlikely, the Tsunami Emergency Information being distributed indicates that an earthquake in Alaska could cause serious tsunami damage in LA within a mere hour! But we have only had 13 tsunami events in California in the past 75 years. The only one to affect Los Angeles bay area was in 1930 when the maximum level of water run-up was almost 20 feet.

A 20 foot run-up would absolutely affect the area in which I ride.