Simulations, such as animated pictures of how the earth moves when earthquakes occur, help scientists better understand the nature of earthquakes.

San Jose Movies

Animation of Seismic Waves Observed across San Jose Array Description

Seattle Movies

Anomalous chimney damage (GRL paper)

Simulation of M6.5 Earthquake on Seattle Fault Description

Map View

Cross Section View

Simulation of the 2001 M6.8 Nisqually, Washington Earthquake Description

King Dome Animation Description