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Old 07-26-2015, 09:02 PM
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The Cascadia Subduction Zone

A frighteningly fascinating article about the big one predicted to hit the Pacific NW, maybe sooner than later.

The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle - The New Yorker

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Old 07-26-2015, 09:09 PM
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Would Idaho be far enough away?
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Old 07-26-2015, 10:45 PM
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Given enough time the entire planet's crust will be churned under and spit out again. Get used to it
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Old 07-26-2015, 11:53 PM
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Ya, that's why my wife made us leave! Just kinda kidding.

Growing up in the Pacific northwest, earthquake drills were a normal part of the education. They've really been saying the big one's coming for at least the last 30 years. We'll probably get hit by a tornado here in Minnesota before Seattle gets wiped out, but who knows. The two "minor" earthquakes I did experience in Seattle were pretty freaky.

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Old 07-30-2015, 07:51 AM
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thats why I settled in the oldest mountain chain in tennessee.Idaho is a active area with many hotspots,and faults.I left California because I knew sooner or later the big one would hit L.A.Leaving Palos Verde as a Island,like Catalina.

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