A group of researchers claims that there is a slim possibility of a mega tsunami that will hit Hawaii in the next fifty years.
RESIDENTS of the US state Hawaii have been told to brace themselves for a devastating tsunami that could strike the islands within 50 years, a report has warned.
A new study reveals a sinkhole and telltale signs of a mega earthquake in the Aleutian Islands, that can possibly strike Hawaii in the next 50 years.
According to a study published this week by researchers from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, there is a nine percent chance of a magnitude nine or greater earthquake occurring in the Aleutian Islands in the next 50 years.
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Researchers have determined that there is a nine percent chance of a massive earthquake hitting Hawaii's Aleutian Islands, which could create a mega-tsunami that could threaten the state's inhabitants.
There is a possibility that within the next 50 years, a large earthquake will hit Alaska and generate a tsunami that would cover Hawaii, leaving the island state in utter devastation.
A 9.0 magnitude earthquake in the Aleutians may strike in the next 50 years and it would trigger a tsunami that may destroy Hawaii completely.
Researchers predict that in 50 years, if a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Aleutian Islands, there is a small possibility that a mega-tsunami will strike Hawaii.
Researchers at University of Hawaii at Manoa have determined that there’s a small, but potential, chance that Hawaii would suffer from a direct hit from a mega tsunami in the next 50 years.
A team of researchers have estimated the probability of a Magnitude 9 earthquake in the Aleutian Islands -- an event with sufficient power to create a mega-tsunami especially threatening to Hawai'i.
There may be a 9 percent chance of a mega-tsunami hitting Hawaii in the next 50 years, but having an accurate prediction model is a huge step forward, say researchers.
Researchers suggest that Hawaii is due for a devastating tsunami that could cause over $40 billion in damages. The prediction comes as studies suggest that the