Cascadia Quakes Past And Future

Feb 2, 2015

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It's not an anniversary anybody celebrated, and it certainly is not one anyone wants to re-enact. 

But January 26th marked 315 years to the day since the last big earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone. 

Scientists tell us that time gap means Cascadia is due, if not overdue, for another major shaking. 

Oregon Emergency Management continues to warn of the likely destruction by such a quake. 

OEM's Kim Lippert joins us once again to discuss science and preparation.