As the third anniversary of the Japan earthquake and tsunami of March 2011 approaches, we will undoubtedly see those images again of buildings, ships, homes and cars being swept away like discarded scraps. These are horrific reminders that a quake and tsunami of the same size — or greater — could strike here some day.
Read the rest of Melbourne's guest column published Tuesday on the Seattle Times website. The column appears in Wednesday's print edition.
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