“Scientists say grinding geologic circumstances similar to those in Sumatra also exist just off the Pacific Northwest coast. They are a loaded gun that could trigger a tsunami that could hit Northern California, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia in minutes â€” too fast for the nation’s deep-sea tsunami warning system to help.”
I was wondering about this, it is hard not to wonder given the nature of where I live. But notice that I said wonder and not worry. I am far enough inland that if the water reached here it would be a flood of biblical proportions.
The Earthquake is a bigger issue to me. The bottom line is that preparation is key. You work out contingency plans and hope for the best. No sense worrying about the sky falling, you have to live your life too.