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