Cascadia Earthquake

Welcome to our website dedicated to informing students at Lewis & Clark about the Cascadia earthquake Cascadia Subduction Zone USGS graphic  risk. The Pacific Northwest region is known for its stunning natural beauty, but it’s also home to a potentially catastrophic seismic threat. The Cascadia Subduction Zone runs 700 miles along the Pacific Northwest coast, and experts predict it has the potential to unleash an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 or higher, as well as tsunamis that could devastate the region.

As students, faculty, and staff of Lewis & Clark, it’s essential to be aware of this risk and take necessary steps to prepare for such an event. Through this website, we aim to provide you with the information, resources, and tools you need to stay safe and ready in the face of this potential disaster.