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April 5, 2016
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  • <p>The Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of North America spans from northern California to southern British Columbia. This subduction zone can produce earthquakes as large as magnitude 9 and corresponding tsunamis.</p>

    Map of the Cascadia Subduction Zone

    Photo by Mustafa Lazkani

    The Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of North America spans from northern California to southern British Columbia. This subduction zone can produce earthquakes as large as magnitude 9 and corresponding tsunamis.

  • <p>This mug displays the three steps one should take when an earthquake strikes to stay safe: Drop! Cover! Hold on! Knowing what to do can save lives.</p>

    Drop! Cover! And hold onto your coffee!

    Photo by Savannah Brehmer

    This mug displays the three steps one should take when an earthquake strikes to stay safe: Drop! Cover! Hold on! Knowing what to do can save lives.