Imagine you are the Director of Earthquake Preparedness for Los Angeles and have been tasked with writing a press release educating the public on earthquake preparedness.
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word press release that includes the following information:
• Descriptions of hazards associated with earthquakes in Los Angeles
• Origin and causes of earthquakes
• Relation of earthquakes to plate tectonics and faults in Los Angeles
• Historical disasters associated with past earthquakes
• Potential of future earthquake events