UW Emergency Management

April 2, 2015

Feb. 28, 2001

Earthquake: Mag 6.8 Duration 45 seconds. Fallen ornate columns on the top, west-facing side of Suzzallo Library, fallen sprinkler fittings from the ceiling of the HUB, fallen acoustical ceiling tiles in Odegaard Library and the Intramural Activities Building (IMA), cracks in several other campus buildings. The Conibear shell house, Engineering library, Schmitz Hall and HSB-T wing all had to be temporarily closed for cleanup of debris and HazMat (primarily asbestos).