Disaster Zone

Earthquake Risks in Western Washington

June 08, 2021 Season 2 Episode 44
Disaster Zone
Earthquake Risks in Western Washington
Show Notes

There are earthquake risks in about every corner of the United States. This podcast looks at earthquakes in Western Washington State. Bill Steele, Director of Communications and Outreach at University of Washington, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network is interviewed. In addition to talking about plate tectonics and the three different types of earthquakes the region is subject to, there is a discussion about the most recent work to institute a ShakeAlert System here in Washington State.

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