Earthquake Hazards

FAQs by Category

122 earthquake FAQs organized by category.

Earthquake Myths

Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics

Latest Earthquakes

Measuring Earthquakes ...magnitudes, locations, seismometers, seismic waves

Earthquake Hazards ...maps, probabilities, and earthquake engineering

Earthquake Effects and Experiences

Induced Earthquakes

Historical Earthquakes and Statistics


Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Nuclear Explosions and Seismology


Lisa A Wald

Geophysicist/Science Communications/Web Content Manager
Geologic Hazards Science Center
Phone: 303-273-8543