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Cascadia Subduction Zone

Assessing the Probability of a Massive Cascadia Earthquake

Paul Runge | Posted 07.24.2015 | Science
Paul Runge

Watching the waves spill onto the beach in Clatsop County, Oregon, it's easy to forget that the nearby houses are doomed. The Pacific waters are frigid blue. The beaches run inland from white sand to tough, salt-sprayed grass. It's too peaceful to envision disaster.

Deep Earth Tremors May Foretell Earthquakes

Posted 12.17.2012 | Green

By Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Tiny tremors, smaller than earthquakes, are shaking the Cascadia subduction zone deep beneath the Pa...