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  • A Possible Cause of Earthquakes in the Continental Interior — Plain-language summary of a 2018 research paper. (USGS)
  • 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. (USGS)
  • 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. (USGS)
  • Earthquakes 101 "Slideshow" (PDF) — PDF format of a complete PowerPoint show for the basics (USGS)
  • Echando Raices en Tierra de Terremotos — Este manual provee información sobre por qué nos deben preocupar los terremotos en el Sur de California, qué debemos hacer para estar seguros y reducir el daño, y también qué debemos saber de lo básico sobre terremotos. (USGS & many other organizations)
  • GEODE - Google Earth for Onsite and Distance Education — Virtual tours of different earth features using Google Earth. (
  • 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. (USGS)
  • Jules Verne Voyager and Jules Verne Voyager, Jr. — an interactive map tool that enables students and scientists to better understand the relationships between geophysical and geological processes, structures, and measurements with high-precision GPS data. These are Javascript based tools. (UNAVCO)
  • Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country — Earthquakes and preparedeness for everyone in California (regional booklets available), Utah, Central U.S., Nevada, Oregon, and Alaska (USGS)
  • Schoolyard Geology — Online lesson plans with photos and images. Excellent geologic activities you can do anywhere! Education standards info included. (USGS)
  • 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. (USGS)
  • 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. (USGS)
  • Understanding Quakes — description, photos, and graphics of earthquake basics and effects of earthquakes in Turkey (The Why Files)