City Happy Birthday, Earthquake!
The anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake is coming up, and this article in the New York Times is a harrowing depiction of what happened, along with some post-hoc scientific analysis.
I want to die in an earthquake (or some other suitably historical event), but I’m still chilled by morbid earthquake spectacles, especially this Library of Congress site, which has a film made in the immediate aftermath of the quake.
Scared yet? Here’s King County’s comforting (ha!) predictions and advice regarding earthquakes in the Seattle area.