Explain the relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis, using the following examples: 1700 Cascadia; 1964 Alaska; 2010 Chile; and 2011 Tohoku…

Explain the relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis, using the following examples:

1700 Cascadia; 1964 Alaska; 2010 Chile; and 2011 Tohoku (Japan).

Explanation must include:

1. plate tectonic process involved (which two plates?)

2. amount and type of displacement of sea floor

3. local vs. distant run-up and damage

4. warnings and evacuations