It's Tsunami Awareness & Preparedness Week
We've had a couple tsunami scares in Los Angeles over the past year, most recently with the earthquake in Chile, but it potentially could happen here with devastating effects.
Now the recently released series of inundation maps covering the most vulnerable areas of California's coast (here are the L.A. maps) have been released in conjunction with Tsunami Awareness & Preparedness Week, thanks to the California Geological Survey along with California Emergency Management Agency and Tsunami Research Center at USC.
The basic premise is if you are in a tsunami zone and you feel an earthquake, you should go to higher ground. For the more maps and educational info, check out the state's page.