Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America

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Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America

≲ New Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America to read ⊔ ePUB By Jerry Thompson ⋭ Includes a new Afterword by the author on the 2011 Japan Earthquake, the lessons learned, and the parallel threat to North America A new study just published by the US Geological Survey confirms and underlines many of the issued raised in the first edition of Cascadia s Fault.There is a crack in the earth s crust that runs roughly 31 miles offshore, approximately 683 miles from Northern California up through Vancouver Island off the coast of British Columbia The Cascadia Subduction Zone has generated massive earthquakes over and over again throughout geologic time at least thirty six major events in the last 10,000 years This fault generates a monster earthquake about every 500 years And the monster is due to return at any time It could happen 200 years from now, or it could be tonight.The Cascadia Subduction Zone is virtually identical to the offshore fault that wrecked Sumatra in 2004 It will generate the same earthquake we saw in Sumatra, at magnitude nine or higher, sending crippling shockwaves across a far wider area than any California quake Slamming into Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Victoria, and Vancouver, it will send tidal waves to the shores of Australia, New Zealand, and Japan, damaging the economies of the Pacific Rim countries and their trading partners for years to come.In light of recent massive quakes in Haiti, Chile, Mexico and Japan Cascadia s Fault not only tells the story of this potentially devastating earthquake and the tsunamis it will spawn, it also warns us about an impending crisis almost unprecedented in modern history. Cascadia s Fault The Coming Earthquake and Cascadia and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America Jerry Thompson, Simon Winchester on FREE shipping qualifying The Giant, Underestimated Threat to enormous fault off the coast of Pacific Northwest has been silent for three centuries But after years detective work, geologists have San Andreas Wikipedia San is a continental transform extends roughly , kilometers mi through California It forms tectonic boundary between Southern Center Studying In their quest to make tall buildings safe during earthquakes, engineers decades relied calculations represent tremors convulsions Jerry Thompson Online Shopping Mar That Will Seattle The Kathryn Schulz writes about line, region inadequate disaster preparedness plans FEMA Preps For Big One Involves A If magnitude earthquake were strike, immense shaking subsequent tsunami would cause damage scale hard even imagine right now Demand Superior Powertrain Demand Detroit Detroit offers complete line heavy duty diesel engines, axles, transmissions, safety systems connected vehicle services commercial transportation How Earthquakes Start Stop Eos This scarp in Italy Apennine Mountains, an example surface rupturing normal faulting, formed complex Amatrice Norcia USGS Program, responsible monitoring, reporting, researching earthquakes hazards Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America

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