HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TSUNAMIS – TSUNAMIS ARE RARE, BUT ARE A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS THREAT TO THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN

Montserrat is located in the Eastern Caribbean which is considered the most seismically active area along the Caribbean Plate.

Numerous volcanoes – both above ground and submarine – have the potential to cause landslides that generate tsunamis. This tsunami threat is in addition to earthquake-generated tsunamis along major faults and plate boundaries. Each year, over 1200 earthquakes are recorded in the Eastern Caribbean.

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