What If A Mega-Tsunami Hit The United States?
Some geologists theorize that a volcano on La Palma might fall into the ocean and send a mega-tsunami across the Atlantic.
Welcome to La Palma, one of the 7 main Canary Islands, home to 81,000 people and a giant, scary volcano. Suppose it erupts, and the eruption is big enough that it triggers a massive landslide. Massive enough to send over a billion tons of rock sliding into the ocean, causing… A mega-tsunami. The initial wave is 914 meters (3000 feet) high. It surges upwards and outwards, setting off a chain reaction of deadly waves in all directions. In 6 hours, a series of 30 meter (100 ft) waves will batter the American East Coast.
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