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Earthquake Articles, Information, News and Facts
Largest Earthquake - The largest recorded earthquake: M9.5, near Valdivia, southern Chile, 1960.
California Earthquake Maps A collection of isoseismal maps for earthquakes in California.
What Causes a Tsunami? Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
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.
Small Earthquakes are experienced in Central Virginia every year or two.
Draw Plate Tectonics
Teaching Plate Tectonics with Easy-to-Draw Illustrations. Students love to draw.
The Japan Earthquake shifted Earth*s mass resulting in a shorter day.
Earthquake Lessons K-12 resources for teaching about earthquakes.
Are You Covered?
Homeowners Insurance usually does not cover earthquake damage.
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