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Earthquakes -- Washington (State)

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View Resource Seattle Cleans Up

Although the damage from Wednesday's earthquake has been estimated at $2 billion, many in Seattle and western Washington feel rather lucky. The 6.8-magnitude quake has been linked to only one death (a heart attack), and the physical damage could have been considerably worse. Experts attribute the relatively moderate damage to the fact that the quake began 30 miles underground and to the retrofit...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0302
View Resource Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) Shake Maps

At the first site, the US Geological Survey offers data on peak ground acceleration and velocity. Collected during the recent Seattle earthquake, the data describe ground movements in multiple locations near the earthquake area. The second site gives color relief maps (.gif) indicating instrumental intensity, peak ground acceleration, peak ground velocity, spectral response, and focal mechanism...

https://pnsn.org/shakemap
View Resource The Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network

While earthquakes in the state of California may garner most of the attention of the major media, the Pacific Northwest continues to be a region of intense seismic activity. Based at the University of Washington (within the Department of Earth and Space Sciences), and funded by the USGS and several other organizations, the Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network provides a host of detailed materials...

https://pnsn.org/