Via a reader via The Hoover Institution: Some actual first (second)-hand accounts and some counter-factuals:
The current world-order, of more stable Western democracies, rests upon a foundation I don’t trust our education system to (understand nor) address.
Part 1 here.
Repost-Victor Davis Hanson Via Youtube Via Uncommon Knowledge: ‘The New Old World Order’
Robert Kagan At Brookings: ‘The Twilight Of the Liberal World Order’
Victor Davis Hanson At The City Journal: ‘California, Here We Stay’
From Maverick Philosopher: The Difference Between Patriotism And Jingoism.
Full piece here.
‘The longest record for a subduction zone is from Cascadia, where scientists have linked buried marshes and submarine landslides with a series of about 22 megaquake quakes going back 10,000 years. The time between quakes ranges from 200 to 1,000 years, with an average of about 500 years’
Related On This Site: The last big Cascadia subduction zone earthquake likely occurred on Jan 27th, 1700, at magnitude 9.0. The article suggests an occurence anywhere from 300-350 year intervals up to 400-600 year average intervals (new research suggests the former). It’s just over 311 years and counting.
USGS info here. Some earthquake preparedness FAQ’s also from the USGS.
From The USGS: February 14th, 2011 Earthquake Near Mt. St. Helens-4.3……Seattle Earthquake-January 30th 2009-4.5 On The Richter Scale…From The Seattle Times: ‘Hard Lessons Learned Since The 2001 Nisqually Quake’…From OregonLive.Com: ‘Big Earthquake Coming Sooner Than We Thought, Oregon Geologist Says