We're West Coast earthquake experts. Ask us Anything!
This year's International ShakeOut Day is October 19, when millions of people worldwide will participate in earthquake drills at work, school, or home! To bring awareness to earthquake safety (Drop, cover & hold on!) we're here answering your questions. We are scientists and preparedness experts from government agencies in Washington state and Oregon and a California-based engineering firm. We're all using one account and we will sign off with our first names.
If we don't get to your question right away, we are waiting for the right expert to come by.
Proof: Here's a picture of a whole lot of the folks answering questions and our press release on our .gov website https://mil.wa.gov/news/practice-for-earthquakes-on-oct-19-during-the-great-washington-shakeout
Proof from one of our verified social media accounts.
Dr. Harold Tobin – Director, Pacific Northwest Seismic NetworkDr.
Renate Hartog – Manager, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
Brian Terbush – Earthquake/Volcano Program Coordinator
Elyssa Tappero – Tsunami Program Manager
Danté DiSabatino – Tsunami Program Coordinator
Ethan Weller – Tsunami Program Coordinator
Hollie Stark – Outreach Program Manager
Maximilian Dixon – Hazards and Outreach Program Supervisor
Mark Pierepiekarz – Structural Engineer
Corina Allen – Chief Hazards Geologist
Daniel Eungard - Geologist—Subsurface Lead/Tsunami Hazards
Alex Dolcimascolo – Tsunami Geoscientist
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Emory Montague – Structural Engineer