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Earthquake Lessons K-12 resources for teaching about earthquakes.
What Causes a Tsunami? Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
Are You Covered?
Homeowners Insurance usually does not cover earthquakes.
The Japan Earthquake shifted Earth*s mass resulting in a shorter day.
California Earthquake Maps A collection of isoseismal maps for earthquakes in California.
New Madrid Concerns
New Madrid Seismic Zone An earthquake hazard review for the NMSZ.
San Andreas Fault
What is the San Andreas Fault? Map, photos and description of the fault.
Giant Shake Table
World Record Shake Test A six-story wood-frame condo survives a hard shaking.
Cities Moved by Quake
South American Cities Moved by Earthquake Some moved ten feet westward.
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
Draw Plate Tectonics
Teaching Plate Tectonics with Easy-to-Draw Illustrations. Students love to draw.
Sun & Moon Triggers?
Can the Sun and Moon Trigger Faults? Minute stresses might be triggers.
San Andreas Fault Map
Google Map of the San Andreas - Zoom in to see the fault trace on a satellite image.
Small Earthquakes are experienced in Central Virginia every year or two.