Posts Tagged ‘tsunamis’

Finding faults — and the potential dangers they pose

January 18, 2016
This scenario of a magnitude 7.2 quake on the Seattle Fault shows the schools that might suffer damage for use in community planning.

This scenario of a magnitude 7.2 quake on the Seattle Fault shows the schools that might suffer damage for use in community planning.

Living in Washington means living with the danger of geologic hazards. The best way to handle that is to know what your work, house and neighborhood face.

As seen in the hubbub around last summer’s New Yorker article about the dangers of a Cascadia quake and in this month’s Kitsap Sun piece about the Seattle Fault, communities around Washington are thinking more and more about how to best be prepared to respond when earthquakes hit.

That’s where DNR comes in.

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