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(KOIN Portland)   Not now, great cascadia earthquake, we're already busy with an ongoing nightmare scenario   (koin.com) divider line
    More: Awkward, Earthquake, Fault, much larger quake, Geology, Transform fault, Cascadia subduction zone, Plate tectonics, series of earthquakes  
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2021-12-08 1:14:35 PM  
To be fair this is happening on the Blanco fracture zone, which is... pretty much where 95% of the earthquakes off of the Oregon coast occur.
 
2021-12-08 2:16:25 PM  
So, the ocean farts and everyone panics


Some dominant species we are
 
2021-12-08 2:29:01 PM  
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2021-12-08 2:31:54 PM  
I'm waiting for the day Rainier wakes up and puts an end to Seattle.
 
2021-12-08 2:46:53 PM  

puffy999: To be fair this is happening on the Blanco fracture zone, which is... pretty much where 95% of the earthquakes off of the Oregon coast occur.


Which is exactly what the article says so everyone can go back to they're regularly scheduled yellowstone is going to kill us all at any moment bullshiat.
 
2021-12-08 9:05:41 PM  

BorgiaGinz: I'm waiting for the day Rainier wakes up and puts an end to Seattle.


Will be a pounder
 
2021-12-09 12:11:02 AM  
Not gonna happen in our lifetimes or even a hundred lifetimes. Everything now is just minor seismic and volcanic activity.

That's not gonna change anytime soon as earth is really settling in, plate-wise.
 
2021-12-09 12:32:54 AM  
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Good times to come. Hopefully Cascadia is quieting down as some folks say.

R.I.P. Siletzia
 
2021-12-09 1:14:17 PM  

fastfxr: Not gonna happen in our lifetimes or even a hundred lifetimes. Everything now is just minor seismic and volcanic activity.

That's not gonna change anytime soon as earth is really settling in, plate-wise.


I'm going to have to ask you to show your work.
 
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