Cascadia Quake Concerns Turn Up A Notch

Jul 23, 2015

People on the West Coast have been talking for years about the pending earthquake in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Scientists say the clock is ticking toward another Cascadia quake.
Credit Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup

It took ONE article in the New Yorker to sweep through social media and rekindle the quake concerns. 

And they are well-placed... damage from a Cascadia quake would rattle the ground and everything on it, likely from California to British Columbia. 

Geologists say one could happen at any time. 

Geologist Eric Dittmer and Medford Emergency Manager Larry Masterman join us.  

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