Bellingham Earthquake Info
The last known Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake happened on January 26, 1700. Scientists have found that at least seven earthquakes around magnitude 9 have occurred over the last 3,500 years, an average of one every 200-800 years.
The bad news
This major earthquake is guaranteed to happen again. Odds that the "big one" will hit in the next 50 years are 1 in 3.
The good news
It's something that we can prepare for. Taking a few simple steps to prepare can make a huge difference in surviving the quake and building a resilient community in Bellingham.
The Four Cornerstones of Survival
Click below to learn how to prepare for the Cascadia Event
Learn how to ready your house for an earthquake, as well as what to do to ensure your safety after an earthquake happens.