“When the next full-margin rupture happens (of the Cascadia
Subduction Zone), that region will suffer the worst natural disaster
in the history of North America. The area of impact will cover some
140,000 square miles, including Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Eugene
and Salem, Oregon, and Olympia, Washington.”
- The New Yorker, July 20, 2015, “The Really Big One”
August 6, 2015 Seattle, Washington - In the July 20, 2015, issue of The New Yorker was an article that was picked up by the 6 o'clock news throughout North America. The title was, “The Really Big One: An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when?”
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