The seismograph of the 6.9 earthquake that hit central Philippines is seen on a computer monitor shown during a press conference in Manila on February 6, 2012. A 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of the central Philippines on February 6, killing at least one person and causing panic in cities where buildings shook, authorities said.  (TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake Experts Open Reddit AMA To Answer Questions About ‘The Big One’

Three earthquake experts from the Pacific Northwest participated in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) thread, and hopefully their answers helped to quell some fears. But make no mistake — they stressed a seismic event of this magnitude would be highly destructive.

CBS Seattle–07/14/2015

A general view shows Everest Base Camp on April 26, 2015, a day after an avalanche triggered by an earthquake devastated the camp. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Following Nepal Quake, Climbers Say Everest Season Is Over

All climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly earthquake that left thousands dead in Nepal and dozens of climbers killed or injured after an avalanche swept across the basecamp area, according to guiding companies and individual climbers.


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Small 2.4 Quake Near Bremerton

A small 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12:16 a.m. Monday in the Bremerton area.

CBS Seattle–02/23/2015

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Early Warning System Not As Fast As Hoped Following Washington Earthquake

A magnitude-4.3 earthquake that rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range early Wednesday was “not a great advertisement” for an early warning system undergoing tests, an official said.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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4.3 Earthquake Shakes Cle Elum

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A magnitude-4.3 earthquake rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range, but no injuries or damage have been reported. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday and […]


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Alaskan Way Viaduct Settles In Deeper

The Alaskan Way Viaduct has settled up to a quarter inch during the past month, but transportation officials say the waterfront structure is still safe.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2015

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Al Michaels Joins The Steve Sandmeyer Show

Legendary sportscaster, NBC’s Al Michaels joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show to talk Seahawks football and his new autobiography “You Can’t Make This Up: Miracles, Memories, and the Perfect Marriage of Sports and Television.”

1090 The Fan–12/18/2014

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned the quake could cause dangerous tsunami waves along the coasts of Indonesia and the southern Philippines. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

7.3 Quake Hits Indonesia Waters; Tsunami Possible

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned the quake could cause dangerous tsunami waves along the coasts of Indonesia and the southern Philippines.



Powerful Earthquake Rattles Large Swath Of Alaska

A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, including the state’s largest city.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014


Magnitude 4.0 Quake Jolts Washington’s Puget Sound

The earthquake was centered near the town of Seabeck in Kitsap County

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014