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