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San Andreas Fault

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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