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Frequently Asked Questions About Earthquakes

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

Satellite based, interferometric synthetic apeture radar measurements How earthquakes look from space. Satellite-based, interferometric synthetic aperture radar measurements: This image shows ground displacement in the October 1999, Mw 7.1 Hector Mine Earthquake, Southern California. Each color represents 2.5 cm of motion of the ground in a direction towards the satellite. (Research by: Prof. Mark Simons, Yuri Fialko & Luis Rivera)

Faults & History of Southern California Earthquakes

Southern California Earthquake Data Center
(SCE Data Center)

IRIS Educational Outreach

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USGS Sites for Learning

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  • Virtual Earthquake - For Students & Instructors
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Public Education, College & Teachers

SCEC Educational Model

Joann Stock classroom

USGS - Learning Web

UCLA

  • Virtual Earthquake - For Students & Instructors
    Sponsored in part by National Science Foundation

Seismological Society of America (SSA)

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Southern California Earthquake Data Center (SCE Data Center)

US Geological Survey (USGS)

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Caltech Seismological Laboratory

Discovery Science Center - Orange County

California Science Center - Exposition Park, Los Angeles County

Earthquake Preparedness

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The Great California ShakeOut

The American Red Cross

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Coping with Children's Reactions to Earthquakes

Welcome to California

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Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Country

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Tsunami Warning Center

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Southern California Earthquake Center