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What would happen in Seattle during a large-magnitude earthquake?

Published on November 9, 2018

A vehicle heavily damaged during the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake
Seattle, WA, March 4, 2001 -- A large van was crushed by earthquake debris in a Seattle parking lot. FEMA News Photo by Kevin Galvin Image Credit: Kevin Galvin, FEMA News Photo Library

If a large-magnitude earthquake were to hit Seattle, what percentage of buildings would be safe? This listener question was posed to Jeff Berman, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UW.


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