Sources: CBS.Com; UPI.com; Chris Goldfinger, OSU, Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
A comprehensive analysis of the Cascadia Subduction Zone suggests that, based on recurrence frequency, there is a 40 percent chance of a major earthquake in the Coos Bay, Ore., region during the next 50 years, Oregon State University researchers reported Wednesday.
These would typically be of a magnitude from about 8.7 to 9.2 -- really huge earthquakes
Read more: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012.../?spt=hs&or=sn
CBS news on TV last night state that thety also found evidence of historical 10.0 earthquakes off Coos Bay area in core drillings, but frankly, I can find nothing on more credible sources about that. Treat any mention of that magnitude of an earthquake as media hype, thats been tacked onto the prediction.