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.
Gov. Chris Gregoire and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed an agreement to conduct a cross-border earthquake readiness exercise this summer.
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.
Are you ready for “the big one” promised us in the Pacific Northwest? Or any other disaster for that matter?
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Friday afternoon off the coast of British Columbia, and was felt as far south as Seattle, according to The Seattle Times.