From an article in The New Yorker of July 20th, 2015: When the next very big earthquake hits, the northwest edge of the continent, from California to Canada and the continental shelf to the Cascades, will drop by as much as six feet and rebound thirty to a hundred feet to the west—losing, within minutes, all… Continue reading The next big earthquake in Cascadia
The pressure has been building for more than 300 years. A giant slab of rock sliding in from the Pacific is exerting so much pressure on the west coast of North America it is warping Vancouver Island, tilting […] For more details, read and watch the item in The Vancouver Sun.
This map, courtesy of The Times Colonist, March 23, 2014, is now available for download as a PDF. You’ll also find a link to it in the Earthquake information section of the Emergency Preparedness page
Emergency Preparedness bulletin from Robert Johns, Emergency Coordinator, Victoria Emergency Management Agency, City of Victoria. Click Great BC ShakeOut for details of the event to be held on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:18 am.
UVic is sponsoring a special free lecture about the Student Volunteer Army that helped residents in the wake of New Zealand’s biggest natural disaster—the Feb. 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Free and open to all: Thursday, November 1st, 7:00pm, at University of Victoria Social Sciences and Mathematics Building, room A120. USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR COMMUNITY ACTION Louis Brown is regarded… Continue reading Free lecture: post-earthquake efforts in NZ