At 10:19 a.m., hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians will join in on earthquake drills at home, schools, businesses, work or outdoor spaces. The annual event happens every third Thursday of October and helps prepare people for what to do when an earthquake or tsunami hits.
Drop, cover and hold on – the annual Great Washington ShakeOut is happening Thursday, Oct. 19.
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Poulsbo, Washington Sunday night, according to Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Poulsbo, Washington and Sunday night and it was felt across the region., according to Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.
The City of Seattle is in a race against time when it comes to earthquakes and old buildings that don’t meet modern standards to withstand them.
It’s no secret that the Seattle, and its metro area, are a ticking time bomb for seismic activity. New research has uncovered yet another possible danger, an earthquake twice as strong as what had previously been thought possible along the fault that passes over Seattle.
A magnitude 3.8 earthquake centered about five miles northeast of Fall City, WA shook part of the Puget Sound area and foothills of the Cascades Tuesday morning.
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says a 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook near Fall City early Tuesday morning.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit off the Oregon Coast early Saturday morning, officials said.
Local scientists have made an exciting discovery on the seafloor along the Cascadia Subduction Zone—the same zone that could someday give Western Washington "The Big One," a 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Vancouver Island on Thursday morning, officials said.
On Feb. 28, 2001 before 11 a.m., the 6.8 magnitude Nisqually earthquake shook the Puget Sound area without warning.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Bay Area on Tuesday just past 11:40 a.m. according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Washington state will be participating in the annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill this week.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was reported in northwest Oregon on Friday. No damage was reported but people from Albany to the Portland metro area reported feeling the temblor.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was reported in northwest Oregon on Friday.
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Forks, Washington early Thursday morning.
The U.S. Geological Survey said it initially registered the strong earthquake about 25 miles southeast of La Placita de Morelos, Mexico.
Did you feel it? A 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Enumclaw on Thursday morning.
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit near Oso early Tuesday morning, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.