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Hi,

Just a quick reminder: if you experience an earthquake: "Drop! Cover! Hold
On!"

October 15, 2015 : Great Shakeout!  http://www.shakeout.org/home.html

USGS blog:
http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/get-ready-to-shakeout-on-october-15/?from=title


Deadly earthquakes: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/

Earthquake history in each state/territory:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/region.php

FACT: Earthquakes don’t kill people, buildings and their contents do.
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/megaqk_facts_fantasy.php

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*L.A. Earthquake News:*

Los Angeles will have the nation's toughest earthquake safety rules
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-earthquake-retrofit-20151009-story.html

L.A.'s epic task: Fixing buildings that earthquakes could flatten
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-l-a-epic-s-task-fixing-buildings-that-earthquakes-could-flatten-20151009-story.html

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Free webinar : Critical Issues Webinar: Communicating Cascadia's Earthquake
Risk
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7275589756949725697

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Archived House Hearing last year, June 10, 2014 (starts around 28 minutes):
Oversight Hearing on “Whole Lotta Shakin’: An Examination of America’s
Earthquake Early Warning System Development and Implementation”
http://naturalresources.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=381356

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Just a quick reminder,
Charleston, South Carolina earthquake, 1886
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1886_09_01.php


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Drop, Cover and Hold On!

Emily


Emily C. Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Library
Denver Federal Center
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