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Earthquake

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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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State Partakes In ‘Earthquake Shakeout’ Drill Thursday

Join thousands of others in Washington and around the world in the largest earthquake drill of its kind. The Great Washington Shakeout happens at 10:18am on 10/18. Here are the details.

10/15/2012

A man walks down a street through debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

WA Crews Collect Debris From Coastal Beaches

Washington Conservation Corps crews dispatched to clean up marine debris on southwest Washington coastal beaches have collected enough garbage to fill the beds of 70 pickup trucks.

06/29/2012

File photo of the destruction of Japan  (Photo Credit: TORU YAMANAKA / AFP / Getty Images)

Volunteers To Play Big Role In Ore. Tsunami Debris

Volunteers will play a big role in picking up debris from last year’s tsunami in Japan when it starts hitting the beach in Oregon.

05/29/2012

Stock photo of the Tokyo Dome, where the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics will take part in MLB Opening Series in Japan. (credit: Chris McGrath/GettyImages)

Mariners, Athletics Tour Disaster Zone In Japan

ISHINOMAKI, Japan (AP) — Members of the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners got a firsthand look at the devastation from the earthquake and tsunami on Tuesday when they visited one of the towns hit hardest […]

03/28/2012

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