Branch of earth sciences concerned with the study of earthquakes and man-induced seismic waves.
Earthquakes [ More info] Online booklet on earthquake history, earthquake occurrences, measuring earthquakes, causes, relationship of volcanoes and earthquakes and earthquake prediction.
Earthquakes for kids [ More info] Links to various earthquake projects, facts, science fair ideas, earthquake science, becoming an earthquake scientist, image glossary, earthquake facts, and puzzles and games for children.
Earthquakes in Hawaii -- an underappreciated but serious hazard [ More info] Shows where earthquakes occur here, the type of damage that has occurred, and the information that USGS provides to help people anticipate and understand this hazard.
Earthquakes in the central United States, 1699-2010 [ More info] Poster includes GIS data for earthquake locations in this seismically active area.
Earthquakes pose a serious hazard in Afghanistan [ More info] Structural features in eastern Afghanistan accompany seismicity data showing this area is subject to considerable risk of earthquakes.
Forecasting California's earthquakes - What can we expect in the next 30 years? [ More info] Shows how we know severe earthquakes will occur and where.
General Earthquake Observation System (GEOS) [ More info] Earthquake and aftershock data collected by the USGS General Earthquake Observation System project in Menlo Park, California.
Helping safeguard Veterans Affairs' hospital buildings by advanced earthquake monitoring [ More info] We put seismic monitoring instruments into 20 VA hospital buildings, connected with computers that analyze their data to determine rapidly the structural health of the buildings in the event of earthquakes.
Historical earthquakes: lists and statistics [ More info] Lists and maps of historic earthquakes by geographic area, magnitude, destructiveness, and other characteristics.
Latest earthquakes [ More info] Real-time earthquake maps of the conterminous U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico displaying magnitude and location of earthquake activity in the past hour, past day, and past week.
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