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How to Stay Safe When the Big One Comes

Posted by A. Ling, 07/28/2015

Author of The New Yorker article "The Really Big One" Kathryn Schulz provides some advice about how best to prepare for the Cascadia earthquake and tsunami, and their aftermath that was missing in the first article. The Seattle Times also provide a great survival guide.

Breaking Down the MEGA-earthquake Threat

Posted by A. Ling, 07/20/2015

PNSN Outreach and Public Information Director Bill Steele talked about the threats of Cascadia Earthquake to the Pacific Northwest on KING5 New Day Northwest.

Q&A on CSZ Earthquake Risk and Preparedness

Posted by A. Ling, 07/14/2015

Do you have any questions about Cascadia earthquake after reading the The New Yorker's article? You can find your answer on Reddit “Ask Me Anything” about ‪Seattle‬ earthquake risk and preparedness and KIRO7 Facebook post.

The Really Big One

Posted by A. Ling, 07/13/2015

An article about the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami from The New Yorker.

Deep part of Cascadia fault so slippery sun, moon trigger tremors

Posted by A. Ling, 04/28/2015

The Seattle Times and UW News have a report on University of Washington Earth and Space Sciences professor Heidi Houston’s research on slow-slip quakes in the Pacific Northwest. The study shows that the gravitational pull of the sun and the moon affect the ‪Cascadia Fault‬ a few days after it has started slipping.

ShakeAlert: Earthquake Early Warning Simulations

Posted by A. Ling, 02/12/2015

ShakeAlert, the Pacific Northwest region's Earthquake Early Warning System, has begun testing by selected users. These videos show the example simulations of a M8.0 Cascadia offshore earthquake and the 2001 M6.8 Nisqually earthquake on PNW ShakeAlert User Display.

Earthquake Early Warning Test Planned

Posted by S. Malone, 02/11/2015

The Seattle Times has a report on PNW Earthquake Early Warning's first test.

Earthquake early warning begins testing in Pacific Northwest

Posted by A. Ling, 02/11/2015

UW News: The first early earthquake warning system for the region has begun testing with a small group of users at businesses and public agencies.

Oklahoma is more seismic than California?

Posted by S. Malone, 02/09/2015

The Center for Investigative Reporting, based on the ANSS comprehensive earthquake catalog, says the number of magnitude 3 or greater earthquakes in Oklahoma is three times more than in California. 

Seahawk Fans Generate Seismic Activities

Posted by A. Ling, 01/22/2015

UW Today: UW seismologists couldn’t have asked for a better football game to monitor fan-generated stadium shaking. The Seahawks’ improbable comeback victory in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game showed the biggest vibrations ever recorded at CenturyLink Field ― the Dance Quake.

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