Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

Earthquakes

Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC)

Information about the OSSPAC, including the Oregon Resilience Plan released in 2013.

Living on Shaky Ground: How to Survive Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Oregon

Earthquake preparedness resource from Oregon Emergency Management.

Ready.gov Earthquakes

Earthquake information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Pacific Northwest earthquake information from the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER)

The PAGER system provides fatality and economic loss impact estimates following significant earthquakes worldwide.

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN)

Official website for the PNSN.

Earthquake Preparedness Resources

Links to resources to help you get prepared for an earthquake.

Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes: A Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake Scenario

Scenario released in 2013 by the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW).

Video - "Long Ropes - A Story of Earthquake Awareness" (4-01-2009)

Presentation by James Roddey of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) on April 1, 2009.

VIDEO: What can GPS tell us about future earthquakes?

Short video created by Jenda Johnson, Robert Butler and Roger Groom in collaboration with EarthScope, UNAVCO, CEETEP and IRIS.