Tsunami could engulf Seattle within 3 minutes

Seattle could be engulfed by a TSUNAMI with waves up to 42ft within three minutes , If ?

if a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits the fault line off the coast according to The Washington State Department of Natural Resources Simulation

The last known earthquake on the Seattle Fault was happened about 1,100 years ago, the release says.

The Department of Natural Resources said that local residents need not panic, but should have an evacuation plan

Seattle, which has a population of 740,000 people, should formulate a plan and “get signed up for tsunami and local alerts”.

Around the Port of Tacoma, 30 miles south of downtown Seattle, the waters could spread inland for up to three miles