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Progress toward a safer future since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake [ More info] Summarizes what we have learned since this serious earthquake and how we have improved our preparedness for events such as this.
Recent earthquakes in Hawaii [ More info] Interactive maps of earthquakes of last 2 hours, last 2 days, and last 2 weeks in Hawaii.
Severity of an earthquake [ More info] Description of intensity and magnitude as indicators of the size of an earthquake and the levels of severity measured on the Richter Magnitude Scale and the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale.
The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and tsunamis--a modern perspective and enduring legacies [ More info] Summarizes what we learned about this historic earthquake and how our ability to monitor and respond to events of this type have changed, including our awareness of tsunami effects.
The Hayward fault - Is it due for a repeat of the powerful 1868 earthquake? [ More info] Preparing for earthquakes along this important fault requires studying the history of its movement and its geology, as well as understanding how society has built the area around it.
United States National Strong-Motion Project (earthquakes) [ More info] National Strong-Motion Program home page with links to program news, recent events, and datasets of digitized accelerograms downloadable as PC (*.zip) and Unix (*.tar.z) files, data processing, stations, research, publications, and personnel.
A volcano rekindled; the renewed eruption of Mount St. Helens, 2004-2006 [ More info]
Joshua Tree National Park geology: on shaky ground [ More info] Description of earthquake that was felt in Joshua Tree region (1999) and links to earthquake summary, shaded relief map, aerial photos of the rupture zone, shaking intensity maps, damage reports, and seismograph network map.
ShakeMap [ More info] ShakeMap sites provide near-real-time maps of ground motion and shaking intensity following significant earthquakes.
USGS and the Southern California Integrated GPS Network (SCIGN) [ More info] Field Office involved in operating GPS stations, data recording, and supplying of earthquake data. Links to GPS data analysis, photos, and technical information.
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