Global Tremors hit this Weekend as Ne...

Global Tremors hit this Weekend as New Westminster prepares for Great BC ShakeOut earthquake drill

There are 5 comments on the www.bclocalnews.com story from Jan 23, 2011, titled Global Tremors hit this Weekend as New Westminster prepares for Great BC ShakeOut earthquake drill. In it, www.bclocalnews.com reports that:

Ten years ago, professor Michael Wilson and his Douglas College class gained firsthand experience of the day's topic-plate tectonics and earthquakes.

The catastrophic quakes, called megathrust quakes, occur roughly every 600 years, on average. According to geological and geophysical research, 13 such quakes have occurred over the last 7600 years, the last in 1700.

By Rebekah Hammond - New Westminster News Leader Published: January 21, 2011 10:00 AM Updated: January 22, 2011 9:22 AM

http://www.topix.com/news/earthquake

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Concord, Canada

#2 Jan 23, 2011
disasters cost 109 Bilion

Concord, Canada

#3 Jan 24, 2011
Wknd Global Tremors

Concord, Canada

#4 Jan 24, 2011
Wknd Global Tremors

Concord, Canada

#5 Jan 24, 2011
why no world tremor news

Toronto, Canada

#6 Jan 25, 2011

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