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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
This site offers adults, teachers, and kids access to basic earthquake information, including Frequently Asked Questions, glossaries, simple exercises with science fair materials, news, short reports, preparedness information, and the Ask-a-Geologist service. Links are provided to selected organizations, professional and nonprofessional.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-131
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Ms Susan Garcia
United States Geological Survey, Western Earthquake Hazards Team

Publisher: United States Geological Survey, Western Earthquake Hazards Team