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

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