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Hawaiʻi’s “Big” Earthquakes

Location: Sciences & Technology Building Room 108 Lecture Hall

Big earthquakes pose an ever-present danger to Hawaiʻi.
But, what is a “big” earthquake—and how can you keep safe during
the next one? Join Paul Okubo, a seismologist with the USGS Hawaiian
Volcano Observatory, as he presents an overview of damaging
earthquakes in Hawaiʻi, including current theories on where and why
they occur and what you can do to best protect yourself when they
happen. He will also talk about the 2nd annual Great Hawaiʻi ShakeOut,
an earthquake awareness and preparedness eve

For more information, contact: bevens@hawaii.edu 932-7555

Tags: earthquake USGS HVO

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