March 5, 2001.
Earthquake Information Shakedown
In the wake of the quake, there's plenty of data
and info to take in. Here is a selection of sources from the practical to the
- King County, http://www.metrokc.gov/
- Includes information on earthquake effects
on transportation (roads, Metro, and Sea-Tac Airport) and county
services and buildings.
- Regional Public Information Network, http://webapp.metrokc.gov/rpin/.
Contains news releases from counties and the state.
- Washington State Emergency Management
- Washington State's Earthquake Information
- Contains information on state building
closures and damages, disaster response organizations, conditions of
roads and bridges, and landslides.
- U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, http://www.fema.gov/
- Residents and businesses that sustained
earthquake-related damages may call 1-800-462-9029, or 1-800-462-7585
(TTY) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week for assistance.
- Includes information on
- Project Impact, http://www.fema.gov/impact/.
Describes a federal program to assist communities with
disaster-preparedness planning. King and Pierce counties and the City of
Seattle are participants.
Local and National News
- KING 5, http://www.king5.com/.
- KIRO News, http://www.seattleinsider.com/partners/kirotv/.
- KOMO 4, http://www.komotv.com/.
- Olympia, The Olympian, http://news.theolympian.com/.
- Seattle Post-Intelligencer, http://seattlep-i.nwsource.com/.
- Seattle Times, http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/SeattleTimes.woa/wa/.
- Tacoma News Tribune, http://www.tribnet.com/.
- ABC News, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/us/DailyNews/quake010302.html.
- CBS News, http://www.cbsnews.com/now/story/0,1597,275192-412,00.shtml.
- CNN, http://www.cnn.com/2001/LAW/03/02/fema.aid/index.html.
- MSNBC, http://www.msnbc.com/news/537200.asp.
- Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network, Pacific
Northwest Earthquake Information, http://www.geophys.washington.edu/SEIS/PNSN/welcome.html.
- Provides detailed information on the Feb.
28, 2001 Nisqually Earthquake, past quakes in the region, and links to
- University of Washington, Geophysics Program,
Seismology and Earthquake Information, http://www.geophys.washington.edu/SEIS/.
- U.S. Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards
Program, Nisqually Earthquake, http://earthquake.usgs.gov/activity/latest/eq_01_02_28.html.