ABOUT THIS SITE
This clearinghouse has been established at the University of Washington to facilitate the collection, dissemination, and archiving of data describing the Nisqually
Earthquake that occurred at 10:54 a.m. on February 28, 2001.
Based on preliminary assessments by University of Washington
Seismology Laboratory the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8, a depth of 52 km, with a hypocenter about 17.8 km NE of Olympia, Washington.
Sponsors of this clearinghouse include:
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
The National Science Foundation Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center
The University of Washington
The United States Geological Survey
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Washington Department of Natural Resources
The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW)
Please use the reconnaissance forms below to report INFORMATION of earthquake damage to the appropriate department.
[Parapet Debris off of the Washington Federal Building, Olympia]