Earthquake Safety Websites
The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Earthquake Maps and Information
General Earthquake Preparedness information from the Department of Homeland Security; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – very comprehensive
Your Earthquake Preparedness questions answered by the United States Geological Survey (USGS)
A great website for special needs groups like seniors and people with disabilities, by the Red Cross
Earthquake planning guides for seniors, schools, local governments, businesses and people living in apartments and mobile homes.
Earthquakes for Kids
Seven Steps on the Road to Earthquake Safety
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country – science and safety!
Many more general earthquake preparedness links as well as information for parents and home and small business owners.
Quick Guide to Earthquake information
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Homepage: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
Recent Earthquakes – Nationwide: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqs/
California & Nevada: http://quake.usgs.gov/recenteqs/
Maps of Earthquake Shaking: http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/latest/shakingmaps.html
Community-Made Shaking Intensity Maps: http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/shake/
Fault Map of Southern
Engineering Applications and Resources for Earthquake Safety
Applied Technology Council (ATC): Numerous state-of-the-art Briefing Papers, written in layman terms, describing basic seismic design and upgrading methods used on different types of structures: http://www.atcouncil.org/atc48bp.shtml
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI): The nation's association for earthquake engineering; web site contains a professional journal and other reports on earthquake hazard mitigation: http://www.eeri.org/
December 26, 2004 Tsunami in Asia