Earthquake awareness 20 years after the Northridge quake

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Today is the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake. Not only did dozens of people die and thousands  injured, the 6.7 magnitude quake cause an estimated 20-billion dollars in property damage.  Are we any better prepared today than we were 20 years ago to bounce back from a catastrophe?

Penny and Phil looked back at that day and what L.A. City Fire  learned from that disaster. They spoke with LA City Fire Battalion Chief Steve Ruda:

Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Admiral James Loy also spoke with Phil and Penny about the Northridge quake:

Dr. Kate Hutton, who is the staff seismologist at the Cal Tech in Pasadena, where she monitors Southern California’s earthquake activity also joined the conversation:


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