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100% Chance of an Earthquake — Earthquake statistics.
1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire — An interactive online exhibit of information, maps, images, and personal accounts from the 1906 earthquake and fire.
|Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley|
2020-2021 Alaska Peninsual Earthquake Sequence — An ArcGIS geonarrative Storymap describing the three earthquakes along the subduction zone off the south coast of Alaska in 2020 and 2021.
Ancient Earth Globe — View planet Earth at any time in the past 750 million years. Rotate the globe and zoom in and out. Shows how the tectonic plates have moved over time.
|The Dinosaur Database|
Animations for Earthquake Terms and Concepts — Flash animations illustrating basic earthquake terms and concepts.
Auroras and Earthquakes: Strange Companions — A Science for Everyone article: In a win-win situation for both seismologists and space physicists, a cheap magnetometer at a seismic station can result in better seismic data for earthquakes and also more geomagnetic data in real time for monitoring space weather.
Back to the Future on the San Andreas Fault — What does the science say? Where does the information come from? And what does it mean? Investigating past earthquakes to inform the future.
Become an Earthquake Scientist — What does a geophysicist do? What do you need to study in school to become a geophysicist? What are the opportunities?
Birth of the Himalayas — brief description of the origin of the Himalaya Mountains
Brief History of Seismology to 1910 — Brief description of history of seismology
|UC Santa Barbara|
BSL Outreach — Wonderful diverse collection of videos and animations, as well as links to lesson plans and educational resources.
|Berkeley Seismology Lab|
California Subduction Rocks — A photographic field trip to classic subduction-related rocks across northern California.
Can It Happen Here? — Could a large damaging tsunami happen in the United States?
Catalog of Earthquake-Related Sounds — This collection of 21 earthquake-related sounds, prepared by Karl V. Steinbrugge, was originally published in BSSA vol. 64, no. 5 in 1974 and updated with eight additional sounds in 1985. You can listen to individual sounds below by clicking the play button in the audio player next to the recording number, or you can download a Zip file containing MP3 audio files of all the sounds. Most of recorded on the inside of different buildings but some are from outside. (Compiled by Karl V. Steinbrugge)
|Seismological Society of America (SSA)|
Chile M7.0 January 12, 2010 and M8.8 February 27, 2010 Educational Slides — Details on the rupture of the two earthquakes, the shaking distribution, aftershock zone, estimated fatality numbers, and comparisons between the two.
Collection of 3D Geometries for Global Subduction Zones — A plain language article about subduction zone models and how they help us understand large earthquakes.
Continents in Collision: Pangea Ultima — Short news piece with images
Cool Earthquake Facts — fascinating earthquake facts
Coquimbo, Chile M8.3 Educational Slides — Educational slides for the M8.3 Coquimbo, Chile M8.3 earthquake.
Could the M7.1 Ridgecrest, CA Earthquake Sequence Trigger a Large Earthquake Nearby? — Two of the first questions that come to mind for anyone who just felt an earthquake are, ?Will there be another one?? and ?Will it be larger??.
Darfield, New Zealand Earthquake (09/03/2010) and its Aftershocks, Including the 02/21/2011 Christchurch Event Educational Slides — Educational slideset for the 09/03/2010 Darfield, New Zealand Earthquake and its Aftershocks, Including the 02/21/2011 Christchurch Event.
Deciphering Nature's Seismograph: How Sediments Record Past Earthquakes and Inform Future Hazard Assessments — An ArcGIS geo-narrative storymap that describes how scientists can learn about the approximate time and magnitude of past earthquakes by looking at how they are "recorded" in the sediments under the surface of the Earth.
Demonstrations of Geophysical Principles Applicable to the Properties and Processes of the Earth's Interior — demonstrations with photos and graphics
Determining the Depth of an Earthquake — brief discussion on depths of earthquakes
Digging Into the Past on the Teton Fault — Follow the daily activities of a team of geologists and paleoseismologists as they dig a trench and collect data on the Teton Fault. (from a fieldwork blog September 15-21, 2017)
Digital Library for Earth Science Education — Searchable database of educational earth science resources for all grade levels.
Discover Our Earth — Portal for teachers and students for learn the basics about earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics, topography, and sea level changes.
|USGS & DLESE|
Downloadable Animations — Animation clips and other geo-educational items
|UC Santa Barbara|
Earth Science Course Notes & Graphics — Professor Steve Dutch's excellent online resources for earth sciences with great images for teaching; all the goodies are behind the "Notes" links
|Univ. of Wisconsin|
Earth Science Education Activities — a wealth of excellent hands-on activities for teaching about earthquakes, volcanoes, seismic waves, plate tectonics, earth structure, seismic waves, convection, seismometers and more!
Earth Science Explorer — virtual museum
Earthquake "Top 10" Lists — Deadly earthquakes, damaging EQs, EQ density maps, world and US statistics, historical EQ lists, largest EQ lists, last EQ in..., significant EQ catalogs, seismicity maps of the world and US.
Earthquake Booms, Seneca Guns, and Other Sounds — An examination of strange and unexplained sounds that are sometimes heard accompanying earthquakes.
Earthquake Early Warning- Fine-Tuning for Best Alerts — The goal of an earthquake early warning (EEW) system is to provide an alert to people and automatic systems after an earthquake begins but before the shaking reaches their location. As the USGS and its partners are developing an EEW system, called ShakeAlert®, for the West Coast, the benefits, costs, capabilities, and limitations are being investigated. Two recent studies explored the timeliness and accuracy of alerts.
Earthquake Footage — Videos from webcams, security cameras, and newsreels during the shaking from various earthquakes.
|American Geophysical Union|
Earthquake Magnitude, Energy Release, and Shaking Intensity — How the size of an earthquake is measured. The differences and relationships between magnitude, energy, and fault size is discussed and shown with images.
Earthquake Prediction, Societal Implications — Technical paper
|Journal Reviews of Geophysics|
Earthquake Science Timeline — A timeline showing the evolution of earthquake science and seismometers through the ages to present.
Earthquakes — general overview of earthquakes, online USGS general interest publication
Earthquakes 101 "Slideshow" (PDF) — PDF format of a complete PowerPoint show for the basics
Earthquakes by Bruce A. Bolt Online Companion — links related to subjects covered in book
|W.H. Freeman & Co.|
Earthquakes: Seismic Destruction — links to photos of earthquake effects and tsunami effects
EarthScope Resources for Students & Teachers — Animations, online lectures, visualizations and more, mostly from IRIS.
Education Resources — Education resources using geodetic data, GPS and visualization tools.
Faultline:Seismic Science at the Epicenter — lots of resources, information, activities and graphics concerning earthquakes in California
Faults — Photos and graphics of fault types
|Univ. of Leeds|
Garlock Fault Fly-Over — Virtual fly-over of the Garlock fault. Will download a .mov file.
GEODE - Google Earth for Onsite and Distance Education — Virtual tours of different earth features using Google Earth.
Geologic Cracks Record Earthquakes on the Reelfoot Fault in Central U.S. — New high-resolution lidar data reveals cracks produced from strong shaking in past earthquakes in the New Madrid seismic zone.
Geological Online Exhibits — geologic time scale, plate tectonics animation, and more!
|UC Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley|
Geological Processes & Structures — animations of various types
|Earth Science Australia|
Geology Animations, Interactive Exercises, and now... Songs! — Animations of geological processes.
|Univ. of Kentucky|
Geophysics Course Resources on the Internet — list of online course resources for undergraduate and graduate levels
|Univ. of Houston|
Geoscience Education Resources Network — A plethora a resources, including lesson plans, classroom science activities, curriculum materials, image collections, presentations, videos and animations, virtual field trips, etc.
|American Geosciences Institute|
Global Earthquake Explorer, The — easy tool for non-seismologists to retrieve, display and analyze seismic data
|Univ. of South Carolina, IRIS|
Ground Shaking Simulations — Simulations (videos) from computer models of earthquakes showing the resulting ground shaking.
Ground-Truthing After the M4.0 Earthquake in Southern Maine, October 16, 2012 — Old-fashioned interviews are compared to Did You Feel It? responses for this earthquake.
GSA Free Teacher Resources — A good resource for educators that includes lesson plans, info on state standards, awards, and reading suggestions
|Geological Society of America|
Hayward Fault Field Guide — Interactive story map with 62 field trip stops for exploring the Hayward Fault in the East San Francisco Bay Area of California.
Hazards 101, Earthquake — The basics of how the USGS National Earthquake Hazard Maps are made.
Historical Earthquake Theories — collection of historical earthquake theories and myths
|Univ. of Vienna|
How Big and How Frequent Are Earthquakes on the Wasatch Fault? — Paleoseismology along the Wasatch Fault in Utah is helping to estimate the shaking risk to nearby towns.
How Big Was That Earthquake? — Discussion of earthquake magnitudes from the USGS Volcano Hazards Program.
Improving Earthquake Monitoring with Deep Learning — A Science for Everyone article: Can a deep-learning approach perform better than NEIC?s traditional methods to get more accurate earthquake locations and magnitudes? The NEIC monitoring system is a perfect candidate for deep learning because it processes large amounts of data.
InsideDisaster - The Haiti Earthquake — wholistic view of the effects and response to the Haiti earthquake, both scientific and societal
Intermountain West, U.S., 2020 Earthquakes — An interactive geonarrative (Esri story map) about the four Intermountain West earthquakes. Learn more about these quakes and the historic earthquakes in this part of the western U.S. This immersive experience (best viewed on a computer) includes maps, photos from the field and links to journal papers, earthquake event pages, data and more.
IRIS Education and Public Outreach — An amazing collection of excellent education resources for all aspects of earthquakes and seismology with great images!
|IRIS - Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology|
IRIS Education Resources — A multitude of educational resources for earthquake science, from visualizations and animations, to lessons and educational software. Awesome!
|IRIS - Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology|
Is the reliable prediction of individual earthquakes a realistic scientific goal? — Seven-week debate involving many authors and their views
|Journal of Nature|
Liquefaction and Sea-Level Rise — An ArcGIS geonarrative storymap explaining the impacts of sea-level rise on liquefaction severity around the San Francisco Bay Area, California for the magnitude 7.0 ?HayWired? earthquake scenario along the Hayward Fault.
Listening to Earthquakes — music and earthquakes have something in common!
Listening to the Earth at the South Pole — A Science for Everyone article: If you want to listen to the softest whispers of the Earth, the South Pole is where you want to be. Seismic station, QSPA has been allowing us to eavesdrop on the Earth for over six decades, and it may soon gain the equivalent of hearing aids.
M7.8 Nepal Earthquake, 2015 - A Small Push to Mt. Everest — A large shallow earthquake moves Mt. Everest 3 cm southwest.
Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker — Push your mouse around to move continents and change the landscape
Natural Hazards Data, Images and Education — Data, images, kids quizzes, and maps from geologic hazards as well as slide shows available for order
Nepal Earthquake Sequence Educational Slides — (17MB PDF)
New Methods for Dating and Sequencing Ancient Earthquakes — A plain-language summary of new paleoseismology methods for studying and dating past earthquakes from trench data.
Paleoseismology and the Hayward Fault — How paleoseismology is revealing information about the Hayward fault and its past. New technology being used. Photos from the Tule Pond trench on the Hayward fault.
Paleoseismology, Introduction to — What is paleoseismology? How does it work?
Papers from an NAS Colloquium on Earthquake Prediction — Excellent collection of downloadable papers
|National Academy of Sciences|
|Univ. of Oregon|
Plate Tectonics & Our National Parks — excellent presentation with vivid graphics
|USGS & U.S. National Park Service|
Preserving Historic Earthquake Records and Photos of the Instruments that Recorded Them — A project to scan a small selection of the film chips of historical earthquake recordings to digital files was started in 1996. In addition to archiving historic data from the early years, the USGS has also worked to archive photos and descriptions of early seismometers.
Ray Tracing Animations — animations for various earth models and types of seismic reflections and refractions
San Andreas Fault Fly-Over — virtual fly-over of the San Andreas Fault
San Andreas Fault, The — overview of the San Andreas Fault, online USGS general interest publication
Savage Earth, The — slick presentation of the earthquake basics with great graphics and animations
SCEC Communication, Education and Outreach — Many excellent resources for Public Education and Preparedness, K-14 Earthquake Education, and Experiential Learning and Career Advancement. Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country downloadable booklets for learning about earthquake hazards and safety recommendations in many different languages and for many different areas of the United States.
|Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)|
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) — Whether you're an undergraduate faculty member or a K-12 science teacher our suite of partner projects have materials you can use today. Connect with a community of peers as they share what really works in their classrooms.
Science of Earthquakes, The — brief and basic earthquake science concepts
Seismic Waves — graphics to explain different types of seismic waves
|UPSeis, Univ. of Michigan|
Seismicity of the Earth 1900?2018 Map/Poster — Poster-sized map illustrating 119 years of global seismicity in the context of global plate tectonics and the Earth?s physiography. Primarily designed for use by earth scientists, engineers, and educators, this map provides a comprehensive overview of strong (magnitude [M] 5.5 and larger) earthquakes since 1900.
seismicsoundlab — Creative visualizations of seismicity, seismic waves, ground motion. Learning units are also being added.
Seismographs: Keeping Track of Earthquakes — brief description on how seismographs work to locate earthquakes
Seismology in the City — How seismologists can use noise to see under the ground.
Seismology Teaching Resources — Educational page with seismo links, diagrams, animations, and other teaching resources.
|Arizona State University|
Seismology, Earthquakes, and Earth Structure, An Introduction to — online companion to the textbook by Seth Stein and Michael Wysession with electronic versions of all images and access to homework problems and solutions; also includes errata
Severity of an Earthquake, The — measuring earthquakes, online USGS general interest publication
Shaking in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska — This video presents a visualization of how the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska, shook during the M7.1 January 24, 2016, Iniskin, Alaska, earthquake. The building was instrumented by U.S. Geological Survey to obtain data to study its behavior and performance during strong shaking. Such data is useful to make decisions for improving the building's performance.
Shaking of Frontier Building - Anchorage, Alaska, During Mw7.1 Earthquake, January 24, 2016 — This video presents a visualization of shaking that was recorded in the Frontier Building in Anchorage, Alaska, during the Mw7.1 earthquake, January 24, 2016, Iniskin, Alaska.
Shaking up Earth — A review of the history of the theory of plate tectonics.
Southern California Earthquakes, Faults, Photos & Rupture Movies — all things "earthquake" in southern California
|Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) & USGS|
Table-Top Earthquakes — USGS Open-File Report 98-767 (online)
Tectonic Geomorphology: Figures — Figures from the book "Tectonic Geomorphology" by Douglas W. Burbank and Robert S. Anderson
|Institute for Crustal Studies|
The "Snow Plow Theory" of Early-Arriving Tsunamis — What is a splay fault, and how can they affect tsunamis?
The 2023 Kahramanmara?, Turkey, Earthquake Sequence — An interactive geonarrative that explains the tectonic setting of Turkey, historical seismicity of Turkey from 1900, details on both the M 7.8 and M 7.5 earthquake sequences, kinematics of the earthquake rupture, remote sensing observations that show displacements across the active faults.
The 2023 National Seismic Hazard Model ? What's Shaking? — A Science for Everyone article: No one can predict earthquakes. But existing faults and past earthquakes give us information about future earthquakes, and geology tells us how the ground shakes during an earthquake.
The Blind Zone of Earthquake Early Warning — A Science for Everyone article: One USGS scientist has sorted through the challenges, the claims, and the data to determine what the possibilities and limitations really are for EEW, and the results may surprise you.
The Early History of Seismometry (to 1900) — A walk through the evolution of earthquake monitoring instruments.
The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 — An historial perspective from a history professor.
|Univ. of Hong Kong|
The HayWired Scenario: An Urban Earthquake in a Connected World — An ArcGIS geo-narrative storymap with compelling images showing the effects and consequences possible in the next large earthquake on the Hayward Fault in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Wave that Shook the World — Online companion to the NOVA broadcast with excellent animations, Q&anmp;A, images, and lesson plans for teachers.
Theory of the Earth — online book on the science of earthquakes
Theory of the Earth, The New — This is the only book on the whole landscape of deep Earth processes that ties together all the strands of the subdisciplines. This book is a complete update of Andersonâ??s Theory of the Earth (1989).
This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics — excellent comprehensive overview of plate tectonics with excellent graphics, online USGS general interest publication
Today in Earthquake History — what happened today in earthquake history
Tohoku, Japan 2011 M9.0 Educational Slides — Educational slides for the 2011 Tohoku,Japan M9.0 Earthquake.
Travel Time Curves — travel time graph for seismic waves
Try It Yourself Calculator — How much bigger is a magnitude 8.7 earthquake than a magnitude 5.8 earthquake?
Tsunami — Interactive presentation covering the science of tsunamis, preparedness, research, and historical tsunamis.
Tsunami Education — Links to educational materials, warning centers.
Tsunami! - Tsunamis Past and Present — Basics about tsunamis, information about preparedness, and links to additional resources.
|Univ. of Washington|
Tsunamis — short news piece with images
|The Why Files|
Understanding Quakes — description, photos, and graphics of earthquake basics and effects of earthquakes in Turkey
|The Why Files|
UPSeis Seismology Questions Answered — magnitudes, research, locations, seismic waves, and all the basics explained, as well as preparedness and hazards
|UPSeis, Univ. of Michigan|
Using Distant Seismometers to Monitor and Analyze Volcanic Eruptions — Science for Everyone article
Virtual Earthquake & Other Labs — you're the scientist, and you have to locate the earthquake and determine the magnitude
Wallace Creek Interpretive Trail Guide — Interactive online trail guide to Wallace Creek site on the San Andreas Fault
|USGS & Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)|
Watch Buildings Move During Earthquakes — Real videos of buildings shaking during real earthquakes, and some re-creations.
|American Geophysical Union (AGU)|
What if the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System Had Been Operating During the M6.9 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake? — How will ShakeAlert® likely perform now on a large earthquake impacting a major urban area? How much warning will you get? To answer this, let?s do a thought experiment...
What to Expect in a Big Urban Earthquake — An ArcGIS geo-narrative storymap that describes what can be expected if there is a large earthquake in a populated urban area.