In the aftermath of Japan’s 7.6 magnitude New Year’s Day earthquake, Dr. Kit Miyamoto spoke with CBS13 about lessons California could learn from Japan on Earthquake preparedness. As the death toll rises and search and rescue teams scramble to retrieve survivors from the debris, Miyamoto emphasizes the critical role of individual preparedness in curbing the impact of such disasters. Drawing parallels between Japan’s seismic readiness and the vulnerabilities in Northern California, Miyamoto advocates for simple yet effective measures like installing emergency gas shutoff devices, underscoring the lessons that can be applied to enhance earthquake resilience.
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