CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE SAFETY FOUNDATION

Earthquake Safety Websites

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Earthquake Maps and Information
http://quake.abag.ca.gov/

General Earthquake Preparedness information from the Department of Homeland Security; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) very comprehensive

http://www.fema.gov/hazards/earthquakes/

Your Earthquake Preparedness questions answered by the United States Geological Survey (USGS)

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/faq/prepare.html

A great website for special needs groups like seniors and people with disabilities, by the Red Cross

http://www.prepare.org/

Earthquake planning guides for seniors, schools, local governments, businesses and people living in apartments and mobile homes.

http://www.johnmartin.com/earthquakes/EQGUIDES/EQGUI_1000.HTM

Earthquakes for Kids

http://www.fema.gov/kids/quake.htm

Seven Steps on the Road to Earthquake Safety

http://www.earthquakecountry.info/roots/steps.html

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country science and safety!

http://www.earthquakecountry.info/roots/

Many more general earthquake preparedness links as well as information for parents and home and small business owners.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/prepare.html

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/

Or http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/

Or http://www.data.scec.org/recenteqs/

The 3 California sites are mirror sites for redundancy.

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 California: http://www.data.scec.org/faults/faultmap.html

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

Asian Tsunami Videos: Tsunami information and amateur videos for the December, 26, 2004 earthquake and subsequent tsunami inAsia: http://asiantsunamivideos.com/