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The Cascadia Earthquake: America’s Worst Disaster?

Episode 7 | 10m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a sleeping monster lurking just off the Northwest coast of the United States. It extends 600 miles between Northern California and Vancouver B.C. and experiences a massive megathrust earthquake every 250 years on average. The last one happened 321 years ago and scientists say there is a 30% chance we’ll see another in the next 50 years.

Aired: 03/15/21

Rating: NR

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