Lessons for Alaska from New Zealand

As the 50th aniversery of the 1964 quake aproaches, Alaska State seismologist Mike West suggests Alaska can learn from the Christchurch NZ experience. He would also like an earthquake Early Warning System before the next "Big One".

Photograph: The sun breaks through a hole in the top of a dead tree along the Turnagain Arm near the Seward Highway on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The tree near Girdwood was killed when the 1964 Alaska earthquake sunk the land in the area. BOB HALLINEN — Anchorage Daily News