- Soil Type and Shaking Hazard in the San Francisco Bay Area
USGS information about how ground shaking is related to soil type.
- National Earthquake Information Center NEIC
Information, current earthquake information, and links, by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Earthquake Information Center.
A great introduction published for the public by the U.S. Geological Survey.
- FEMA Earthquakes
How to be prepared for a major earthquake, what to do during the earthquake, and what to do after the earthquake. Survival guidelines provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
- USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Latest U.S. Geological Survey earthquake information and news, information about how to prepare for an earthquake, and links to related sites.
- Seismic Wave Demonstrations and Animations
Great animations of seismic waves.
- Seismic Waves and Earthquakes
Information about seismic waves, including images of the different types, their relationship to locating earthquakes, and more.
- How Do I Locate That Earthquake's Epicenter?
Information about how, using seismograms from three locations, you can locate the epicenter of an earthquake.
- Recognition of Faults
Information about faults in general, with lots of remote sensing images and examples as well.
- Geologic Maps
National Park Service information about reading geologic maps, including identifying faults on maps.
- Uncovering Hidden Hazards in the Mississippi Valley
Great U.S. Geological Survey fact sheet with images and maps.
- The Mississippi Valley "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"
Another great U.S. Geological Survey fact sheet with images and maps.
- Mid-America Earthquake Center
Great information on New Madrid fault zone earthquakes, newsletters, hazard maps, and more from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- Latest Earthquakes
Current global earthquake information, from USGS.
- Latest Earthquakes in the World
This zoomable map of the world contains information about earthquakes that have occurred over the last 7 days.
- Virtual Earthquake
Virtual Earthquake is an interactive Web-based activity designed to introduce you to the concepts of how an earthquake epicenter is located and how the Richter magnitude of an earthquake is determined.