Recent Earthquakes Raise Risk of 'The Big One'

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With the recent earthquakes off the coast of Vancouver Island, most of us are thinking this reduces the likelihood of 'The Big One' that we are all preparing for. 


It actually increases the likelihood! Read more in this article by CBC with Seismologist Alison Bird.

"The roughly two-week long phenomenon happens when seismic stress shifts onto the fault area where the Juan de Fuca and North American plates lock together. That causes thousands of mini-tremors and heightens the likelihood of a major earthquake event in B.C.," according to seismologist Alison Bird.

So, what are you doing to get prepared? 

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