Earthquake

The Space Needle, right, is viewed May 30, 2000 against the backdrop of downtown Seattle, WA. An earthquake measuring 6.8 in magnitude hit Seattle February 28, 2001. (Photo by Dan Callister/Getty Images)

Study: Over 10,000 Buildings At Risk From Earthquake Triggered Landslides

According to a new study from the University of Washington, more than 10,000 buildings are at high risks from earthquake triggered landslides.

12/16/2013

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Seahawks Fans Cause Small Quake During Saints Game

Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night’s matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game.

CBS Seattle–12/03/2013

A color plasma screen of world alternates displays real-time seismic activity at an earthquake monitoring station. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Scientists Studying Cascadia Subduction Zone

Scientists are just back from a monthlong research cruise in the Pacific Ocean off Washington state, where they’re trying to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone which can create massive tusnamis and earthquakes.

CBS Seattle–09/05/2013

Glacier Bay National Park

Another Strong Quake Recorded In Alaskan Islands

Another strong earthquake has rattled a remote and sparsely populated Aleutian Island region off Alaska.

08/31/2013

File image of Anchorage, Alaska (John Moore/Getty Images)

Major Quake Recorded In Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

Officials say a magnitude 7.0 earthquake has rocked Alaska’s Aleutian Islands with a jet-like rumble that shook homes and sent residents scrambling for cover.

08/30/2013

No Damage From 3.6 Quake Near Gig Harbor

The Pierce County sheriff’s office says there are no reports of damage from a 3.6 magnitude earthquake that shook the Gig Harbor area.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013

Soldiers remove a body from debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: 10,000 People Could Die When Monster Quake, Tsunami Hit Pacific Northwest

More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.

03/15/2013

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Best Resources For Emergency Preparedness In Seattle

From earthquakes to storms, the Seattle area has its fair share of ecological risks. Check out the city’s best resources for supporting its residents during emergencies.

02/01/2013

A color plasma screen of world alternates displays real-time seismic activity at an earthquake monitoring station. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tsunami Warning Canceled For Alaska, Canada

A tsunami warning that was in effect for parts of southern Alaska and coastal Canada after a strong earthquake shook the region at midnight Friday was subsequently cancelled.

01/05/2013

File photo of damage caused by an earthquake.  (credit: Roberto Serra/Getty Images)

Alaska Earthquake Produces Aftershock

Alaska’s largest city experienced another earthquake on Tuesday, but it was not nearly as strong as the one that shook the Anchorage area on Monday and knocked items off shelves.

12/04/2012

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