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Are We Ready for the Next Major Earthquake?

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Eventually, the Pacific Northwest will be hit by a major earthquake as tectonic plates buckle under the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Dr. Chris Goldfinger, a professor of marine geology and geophysics at Oregon State University, discusses what major cities in the Pacific Northwest can do to prepare for an earthquake considered more an eventuality than a possibility.Jun.21.2017

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