6.8 Earthquake Hits Alaska: Quake-Ready Emergency Preparedness for Families

6.8 Earthquake Hits Alaska: Quake-Ready Emergency Preparedness for Families Along with hurricane season, it's earthquake time in the U.S. In August, Colorado and Virginia were rocked with 5 plus quakes. Yesterday, Los Angeles felt 4.1 rumblings and today, a 7.1 earthquake shook Alaska. Parents, is your family earthquake-ready? Earthquakes are dangerous enough. When they set off a tsunami, like the 9.0 Tohoku earthquake (also called "Great East Japan"), on March 11, they become one of nature's most deadly weapons. To get your family earthquake ready, here are some steps to take. Read more

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