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Earthquake

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

Damaged building from the Japanese earthquake last year. (Photo Credit: Kiyoshi Ota / Getty Images)

Seattle Preparing For Killer Quake

As Japan rebuilds, American scientists are examining the data from the disaster and found some parallels close to home. For the Pacific Northwest, the question isn’t if a giant earthquake could happen, but when.

03/15/2012

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Washington, British Columbia to Conduct Earthquake Readiness Exercises

Gov. Chris Gregoire and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed an agreement to conduct a cross-border earthquake readiness exercise this summer.

02/10/2012

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Thurston County Hosts Emergency Preparedness Expo

On Saturday, October 29, bring your family to Thurston County’s “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Expo. The fun, family-friendly vendors and displays will help you get ready for winter and that just-in-case emergency.

10/24/2011

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SNAP! It’s Time for Emergency Preparedness

Are you ready for “the big one” promised us in the Pacific Northwest? Or any other disaster for that matter?

09/15/2011

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