Rescuers evacuate a victim off the top deck of the Cypress freeway in Oakland, Calif., after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake Oct. 17, 1989. In June 2016, Northwest agencies will participate in a drill to test their response to a plausible 9.0 quake off the coast that could shake the ground for 5 minutes and spawn a tsunami.
Rescuers evacuate a victim off the top deck of the Cypress freeway in Oakland, Calif., after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake Oct. 17, 1989. In June 2016, Northwest agencies will participate in a drill to test their response to a plausible 9.0 quake off the coast that could shake the ground for 5 minutes and spawn a tsunami. Michael Macor AP | Oakland Tribune
Rescuers evacuate a victim off the top deck of the Cypress freeway in Oakland, Calif., after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake Oct. 17, 1989. In June 2016, Northwest agencies will participate in a drill to test their response to a plausible 9.0 quake off the coast that could shake the ground for 5 minutes and spawn a tsunami. Michael Macor AP | Oakland Tribune

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