Where can I find earthquake educational materials?
The USGS has earthquake education resources on several websites:
Other good starting points include:
Can the position of the moon or the planets affect seismicity? Are there more earthquakes in the morning/in the evening/at a certain time of the month?
On January 17, 4th and 5th graders from De Laveaga Elementary School visited the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California.
"It’s a grand slam for all involved,” said Dawn Childs, USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units. “Recent high school graduates with special needs get real-world experience while helping USGS scientists on projects ranging from grizzly bears and energy to historic documents and bird migration. And a school system gets to successfully train students to enter the workforce."
The talents of local women depicting nature through their artwork will be showcased at the fifth annual Women's History Month exhibit.
Photo of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service education specialist teaching elementary students about the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
USGS seismologist Luke Blair demonstrates an earthquake animation to students during an Earth Science Week event at the USGS in Menlo Park.
What if you knew that a magnitude 7.8 earthquake would happen in less than three weeks?
In this video interview, USGS earthquake scientist Dr. Lucy Jones explains that millions of Southern Californians will be preparing as if they do know, thanks to the Great Southern California ShakeOut.
Listen to hear the answer.
Following the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake, the USGS has been helping with earthquake awareness and monitoring in the country, with continued support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This assistance has helped the Bureau des Mines et de l'Energie (BME) in Port-au-Prince establish a Seismology Technical Unit and develop a first-ever national...