Fascinating , plate tectonics in action.
Alfred Werner would be proud :).
As for tsunamis, yeah I admit I was glad the Fukushima earthquake was in Fukushima area and not in the Ilan area.
There's a theory that the east coast wouldn't get hit too bad from a tsunami because of the steep continental shelf.
I'm not too sure how that plays out around the whole coast.
It could be a bit of a case of wishful thinking.
A lot of the east and north coast would seem incredibly exposed.
One should have some kind of plan to put in action there..quickly in case of a tsunami alert. The tricky thing is you are first hit with a megaquake in many cases. Do you go back into a tall building? Run up a hill..but there are no hills?
Get on your scooter and .....