EARTHQUAKE

The deadliest earthquake of 2017 took place along the Iran-Iraq border earlier this month. Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the tectonics - and politics - of the region. 


The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 7" is to reconnect and restore.

The first weeks after a big earthquake or other disaster is a time of transition. Once you've met the needs of family, Geologist Lori Dengler discusses moving toward returning to routines.

Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 6" is to assess the situation and take necessary action.

Geologist Lori Dengler shares recommendations for what to do following a temblor. Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 5" is drop, cover and hold on. Then, start counting...

 Geologist Lori Dengler shares recommendations for what to do when the ground is shaking. Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 4" is to make preparations for the aftermath of a disaster.

 Geologist Lori Dengler recommends working toward minimizing potential financial hardship following an earthquake by strengthening your home and considering insurance. Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 3" is to organize your disaster supply.

Geologist Lori Dengler recommends preparing at least two weeks of water, food and medical supplies.

Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information.


The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. 

Geologist Lori Dengler emphasizes "step 2": Make an earthquake or disaster plan.


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On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on the word epicenter.

Depending on magnitude, the "dot on the map" may or may not be an accurate representation of the seismic waves of a given earthquake.


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An earthquake struck about 50 miles west of Ferndale. Early estimates rate the temblor at a 5.1 magnitude, subject to further revision. 

The US Tsunami Warning System is saying that no No Tsunami Warning, Advisory, Watch, or Threat is currently in place. 

Humboldt State's Shaky Ground guide has more tips on safety, survival, and preparedness for north coast residents. 

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Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the legacy of Humboldt's 1992 earthquake. This legacy includes an expanded awareness of the Cascadia subduction zone, which continues to inform emergency planners and professionals to this day.


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Did you know that California's Northcoast is the most seismically active region of the contiguous 48 states?

Geologist Lori Dengler discusses thrust faulting and our changing coastline.


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25 years later, HSU Professor Lori Dengler discusses Humboldt's 1992 earthquake.

A rememberance will be held at the Warfinger Building in Eureka on April 29 at 6pm.


Geologist Lori Dengler Discusses the 6.5M Quake

Dec 9, 2016
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"Things started to sway." Like many North Coast residents, geologist Lori Dengler woke up to yesterday's earthquake. "And that means I had to get up, go downstairs and start figuring out the story." 


Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008. 

KHSU will help you participate by airing simulated earthquake audio and message to "Drop, Cover and Hold On" at 10:20 a.m. Thursday the 20th.

Professor Emeritus Lori Dengler spoke on the KHSU Homepage about the ShakeOut and our area's large role in earthquake and tsunami preparedness.


Darcy Brown and Lin Glen

It's always good to be prepared for an earthquake and your children can help. "Sofie and Daniel Get Ready for Earthquakes" is a picture book created by author Lin Glen and illustrator Darcy Brown. This book was written for parents to read to their children to help them understand earthquake and perhaps ease their fears. There will be a book signing on Friday, October 14 at Northtown Books beginning at 7 p.m.