Holy cow! A 6.5 scale earthquake impacts the Cape Ann Massachusetts fault, causing major damage across Northeast Massachusetts and the Greater Boston area. A moderate tsunami is feared for parts of East Coastal Massachusetts. Aftershocks in the 4.5 to 5.5 are possible over the next 24-48 hours.
Sound like the script from a B-grade disaster flick? Nope. It’s a well-planned and carefully crafted scenerio for the upcoming Eastern MA Simulated Emergency Test to be conducted on Saturday, November 4, 2006 beginning at 10:00 a.m. [Full story]