Major Slow-Slip Event in Puget Sound Increases Risk of Big Earthquakes Near Seattle Along the Cascadia Subduction Zone

A major seismic event is underway, and scientists at the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network are saying the Puget Sound could be at a higher risk for earthquakes.  The event is called a slow-slip event and brings tiny tremors in the region that could potentially lead to a larger earthquake at the Cascadia subduction zone. Steve Malone, … Continue reading Major Slow-Slip Event in Puget Sound Increases Risk of Big Earthquakes Near Seattle Along the Cascadia Subduction Zone