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Posted on: December 14, 2021
[ARCHIVED] Cascadia Earthquake Preparedness
Link to Oregon State University website
Be aware. Be prepared.
The last Cascadia Subduction Zone event—Magnitude 8.0 to 9.1—was January 26, 1700 (322 years ago), and they happen about every 280 to 350 years. It’s time to get ready.
A still from the virtual reality simulation of the Cascadia Earthquake.
Credit Alan Dennis (Cropped from original)
What you need to know
When the Cascadia Earthquake occurs, services will be likely be interrupted for at least two weeks in Oregon, if not longer. Oregonians can take steps to get ready by planning and preparing yourself and your community.