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Welcome to CoreFacts, where we're always short on time and big on science. I'm Steve Sobieszczyk. Let's get to today's question.

How can I find USGS natural hazards information?

USGS Hazards information is all assembled in one convenient location, the USGS Natural Hazards Gateway. So if you are curious about earthquakes, floods, geomagnetism, hurricanes, landslides, seismic zone mapping, sinkholes, tsunamis, volcanoes, or wildfires, check out You'll glad you did.

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