The Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) can erupt with a M8.0 to greater than M9.0 at anytime. Scientists say there is a 37% chance of this happening within the next 50 years. Below are links to give more information and aid in your preparedness.
- “Possible Incidents and Events in Skamania County, Washington, That Could Result from a Magnitude 9 (M9) Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) Earthquake”, April 2015, Thomas Pierson, USGS
- “The Really Big One”, New Yorker Magazine, July 2015 – an eye-opening article on just how devastating a CSZ earthquake/tsunami will be.
- The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide, Portland Monthly, July 2014 – more info on the CSZ and how to prepare for it.