Getting to Higher Ground

How to Prepare for a Puget Sound Tsunami

The stories of Tribal Elders and the research of geology experts agree – Puget Sound could experience a deadly tsunami the next time a major earthquake hits.

“If you are near the shoreline and the ground starts shaking, immediately drop, cover, and hold on. Once the shaking stops, immediately get to high ground and stay there until informed that it is safe to return,” says the Suquamish Tribe Office of Emergency Management.

Here’s some advice that can save lives in the critical moments following an earthquake.