First Ever US Vertical Tsunami Evacuation Tower

On Bainbridge Island, we’re recently become aware of our community’s risk for tsunami danger. In July, the Washington State Geological Survey issued the results of a series of simulations that show that a 7.5 earthquake on the Seattle Fault will likely generate tsunamis as high as 32 feet on the Bainbridge coastline within 2 to 3 minutes. … More First Ever US Vertical Tsunami Evacuation Tower

PBS Series “Weathered” Takes a Look at The Big One

“Weathered” is a PBS video podcast on natural disasters. The shows creators recently filmed an episode on The Big One, the anticipated 9.0 earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone. The episode examines the likelihood of an earthquake in the next 50 years and uses animations to show what people living in Washington, Oregon, and California … More PBS Series “Weathered” Takes a Look at The Big One

New Seattle Fault Tsunami Simulations Raise Concern for Bainbridge

On July 7, the Washington State Geological Survey published the final draft versions of their simulations for tsunamis following a 7.5-magnitude earthquake originating in the Seattle Fault Zone. The new simulations highlight several concerns for Bainbridge Island residents. Short Time Lag The first issue of concern is the short time span between an earthquake on the … More New Seattle Fault Tsunami Simulations Raise Concern for Bainbridge