WGS working to further earthquake understanding 17 years after Nisqually

Earthquake centered under Anderson Island touched off increased attention in earthquake science and emergency preparedness. It’s been a 17 years since Washington felt its last damaging earthquake. At 10:54 a.m. on Feb. 28, 2001 a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near Anderson Island. Known as the Nisqually Earthquake, the temblor shook the Pacific Northwest, with shaking being felt […]

via Nisqually quake lessons live on 17 years later — EAR TO THE GROUND by the Dept. of Natural Resources