Cascadia Subduction Zone


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Recent quakes in the area

9/9/2011 M6.4 off Vancouver Island, BC (USGS site)


Click here to view Wikipedia's article on the Cascadia subduction zone.

Click here to view a Wikipedia article about the 1700 Cascadia earthquake

Key Articles

  1. 7/20/2015 - The Really Big One
  2. 2/20/2013 - Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake Scenario
  3. 9/28/11 - Sequim: Whole lotta shakin’ going on
  4. FEMA program models Northwest megaquake | Local/State | The Bulletin

Videos and presentations

  1. 5/29/2014 - Click to learn more about MYN (Map Your Neighborhood)
  2. 9/11/2011 - Click here to watch Orgeon State University Emeritus Professor, Bob Yeats, discuss the probability and impact of a massive earthquake in the Cascadia Subduction Zone

Click here to view the PPT I gave to our local Rotary club.

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Cascadia Earthquake Scenario

Emergency Management (blog)

I can't say that this scenario is based on scientific fact, but it reads pretty true to me for the types of issues we'll be facing in the future when the Cascadia Fault does rupture, be it one segment, or the whole "sausage" as described in the ...

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Cascadia Fault Zone watch 8-27-2011 - YouTube

This a collection of data and history of the cascadia subduction region. No conclusions just information. The big one could happen today or ...

What if the Japan quake happened here?

Northwest Cable News

by KING 5 News An extensive article published by Outside Magazine looks at what would happen if an earthquake similar to the megaquake in Japan happened off the Washington and Oregon coasts in the Cascadia Subduction Zone< /b>. As you might imagine, ...

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Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

(Getty Images) A sobering story in Outside Magazine looks at what would happen if an earthquake like the one Japan experienced happened in the Cascadia Subduction Zone, where scientists say tension has been building up for centuries. ...

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Cascadia subduction zone | Borg or No (S31)

I keep hearing people say that a Cascadia zone mega quake is about to happen or will happen within the next 50 years. I am not so sure. But while I am not sure ...

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The Cascadia Subduction Zone is where the Juan de Fuca Plate plunges beneath. ... One such area, the Cascadia Subduction Zone, lies off the Northwest coast ... /search?rs=1&amp;similarto...

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