Earthquake Hazards Program
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. We monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and research the causes and effects of earthquakes.
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Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell said of Lucy, “Besides conducting leading research on earthquakes, she turns complex scientific concepts into plain English, educating the public so they can take action to save lives and property.”View News
Join millions of others worldwide on Thursday, October 15 at 10:15 AM, and practice what to do during an earthquake. Register now and participate in this annual drill to improve preparedness.View Item
Download Coquimbo, Chile M8.3 earthquake 11MB PDF educational slides.View Item