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KOMONEWS.com   08 January 2019   USA   Seattle  
<p>SEATTLE &ndash; The new Highway 99 tunnel opening in early February has been constructed to withstand a powerful once-in-2,500-years earthquake of roughly 9.0 magnitude off the Washington coast, state Department of Transportation officials said Monday.<br ...
Filed under: Construction News
CBCnews   03 September 2015   Canada   Vancouver  
<p>Roughly 10,000 people in the Lower Mainland might die if a shallow earthquake struck directly beneath the city of Vancouver &mdash; that's the projection from a worst-case scenario in the provincial government's Earthquake Immediate Response Plan.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Nelson Mail   25 March 2015   New Zealand   Christchurch  
<p>Ground work and testing is under way at the Trafalgar Centre as Nelson City Council pushes to meet the building's reopening deadline of next February. A large Fugro Geotechnical truck, one of two in the country, has arrived from Christchurch to test the ...