All earthquake material created by Lisa Wald of the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program What is an earthquake? An earthquake is what happens
Explains how to prepare an earthquake plan, what to do when shaking begins, and what to do after shaking stops.
EARTHQUAKE SIZE Magnitude is the most common method of describing the "size" of an earthquake. The magnitude of an Figure 1. Movement of strike-slip (left) ...
Earthquake Science Explained A Series of Ten Short Articles for Students, Teachers, and Families USGS General Information Product 21
The bigger an earthquake is the longer it will last, so it's important not to panic, even if the earthquake goes on for a really long time! 4.
Publishing Information The Homeowner's Guide to Earthquake Safety was developed and published by the California Seismic Safety Commission. The guide was prepared for publication by the staff of The Collaborative for Disaster Mitigation, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose ...
What is an earthquake? An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the Earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the Earth's surface.
What is an earthquake? An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another. The surface where they slip is called the fault or fault plane.
It Could Have Been Worse The Northridge Earthquake might have been far more destructive under the following conditions: 1. If the quake had occurred at a different time on a different day: ...
Earthquake Safety Activities For Children and Teachers This publication provides ready-to-use, hands-on activities for students and teachers explaining what happens during an earthquake, how to prepare for earthquake shaking, and how to stay safe during and after an earthquake.