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Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) encyclopedia   [New Window]

Wondering about the kinds of houses are built in earthquake zones? The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) encyclopedia describes the types of housing used in several different countries which are susceptible to earthquakes.

To use this site you'll have to use IE, enable ActiveX, and have Shockwave player installed. The front page has a Shockwave world map. Click on an area of the map and that area comes into focus with a list of countries available.

U.S. Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program   [New Window]

This web site is provided by the United States Geological Surveys Western Earthquake Hazard Team as part of our effort to reduce earthquake hazard in the United States. We are based in Menlo Park, California, in the San Francisco Bay Region, with additional offices in Pasadena (in partnership with the California Institute of Technology) and in Seattle (in partnership with the University of Washington).

National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC)   [New Window]

The NEIC is the national data center and archive for earthquake information. The NEIC is a part of the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, is located in Golden, Colorado, 10 miles west of Denver. The NEIC has three main missions. The NEIC determines, as rapidly and as accurately as possible, the location and size of all destructive earthquakes that occur worldwide. The NEIC disseminates this information immediately to concerned national and international agencies, scientists, and the general public.

World Data Center for Seismology   [New Window]

Near Real Time Earthquake List - This list contains all earthquakes with magnitude greater than 2.5 located by the USGS and contributing networks in the last week (168 hours).

Seismo-surfing the Internet   [New Window]

Seismosurfing the Internet for Earthquake Data - Expanded Version. Web connections to original seismic data or seismic research information.

ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information   [New Window]

ABAG, the Association of Bay Area Governments, is the regional planning and services agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

Earthquake Archive Search    [New Window]

This web site is provided by the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program as part of their effort to reduce earthquake hazard in the United States.

A Guide to Keeping Your Family Safe During an Earthquake    [New Window]

Safe Sound Family is a premier publishing resource focused on providing high quality, trustworthy information about home security systems and family safety.
Safe Sound Family is owned and operated by RKT Publishing, LLC.

Disaster Recovery Training    [New Window]

From E-Training's about page; "e-Training, inc. provides high quality, interactive, content-rich online workplace safety training in a user-friendly manner. Our focus is to provide the important information that our users require while ensuring relevance in today’s workplace safety environment. The owners of e-Training, inc. have over 20 years of combined experience in the safety training industry, certifying thousands of employees and working with hundreds of companies ensuring that all clients receive the highest caliber training for their respective fields at very competitive pricing."