The March 11, 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami caused significant damage to ships and docks within Crescent City Harbor in California. A number of ships were sunk within the harbor. Because of extensive sedimentation and potential contaminated debris within the harbor, recovery efforts took over a year. (Photo credit: Rick Wilson, California Geological Survey)

Report: Balboa Island, Long Beach Businesses At Risk In Tsunami Event

Scientists are warning tsunami events both near and far could have a devastating impact on the Southland.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/04/2013