This video describes Seattle's true earthquake dangers and what you can do to stay safe. It is based on over a dozen government reports and it debunks common misconceptions about the Cascadia 9.0 quake. Finally, it outlines the actions you can take now to prepare for an earthquake in the Seattle area.
Check your local fire department website for CERT class information in your community.
CERT Program Overview:
CERT Eastside Coalition: https://www.eastsidefire-rescue.org/150/Community-Emergency-Response-Teams---CER
Emergency Communication Plan...
FEMA has developed PDF forms to help you with your communication planning:
More Earthquake Preparedness Information...
Geologic Hazard Maps...
Use this excellent resource to see scientifically produced maps and reports of Washington State. Click the Seismic Scenarios to see various earthquake effects. HAZUS reports can be found by clicking the 3 dots next to each scenario: https://geologyportal.dnr.wa.gov/#natural_hazards
Washington Earthquake Studies and Reports...
Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes:
Seattle Magnitude 6.7 Report:
Cascadia Rising Exercise Scenario:
Cascadia Rising Joint Multi-State After-Action Report: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1484078710188-2e6b753f3f9c6037dd22922cde32e3dd/CR16_AAR_508.pdf
Washington State 2016 Cascadia Rising Exercise After Action: https://mil.wa.gov/uploads/pdf/training/cr16-state-aar-final.pdf
Unusual Animal Behavior Before Earthquake Studies... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4494383/#!po=89.4366
King County cardiac arrest survival rate...
(Note: the video incorrectly shows 64%. The actual number is 62%)
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Tick Tock by Jimmy Fontanez/Media Right Productions
Fallen Soldier by Biz Baz Studio