Regional and Urban Hazards

Liquefaction hazard in Memphis, TN
Liquefaction hazard in Memphis, TN for next 50 years.

There are specific areas that are the focus of more detailed studies, and these contribute largely to the updated information that improves the national hazard maps. Currently these areas of intense focus include: the Pacific Northwest, large population centers in the Central and Eastern US such as Memphis, St. Louis, Boston, Charleston, Washington D.C.), urban centers in the Intermountain West such as Salt Lake City and the Reno-Carson City urban corridor in Nevada, and Puerto Rico.

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