Sites; Link Sites; Other
Sites of Interest
Information Center **** (1)
Includes 'near real time earthquake list.' plus masses of seismic information
both from the U.S. and worldwide courtesy of the U.S.G.S..
Earthquakes in Southern California
Includes some excellent maps of fault locations,epicenters, depth of
hypocenter and much more.
San Andreas and associated
faults looking northwards towards San Francisco and the Bay area.For
free images to download click on the map.
From the B.G.S. this site includes UK earthquake data, answers to commonly
asked questions about earthquakes, links, and much more.
Online *** (4)
Some cool visuals including one illustrating how plate tectonics have
affected the coast of California; plus Greatest Hits, Live Quakes and
The Worldwide Earthquake
Includes updated location maps of the world's latest earthquakes and
discusses many of the often asked questions.
Global Seismic Hazard Assessment
Includes global seismic hazard map, plus regional maps, plus lots of
reports and other information. Worth a visit even though it closed in
Earthquakes *** (7)
Includes some excellent images with basic text and educational links.
The Ground truth *** (8)
A good general educational text on earthquakes.
Earthquake Research Institute
Includes recent worldwide earthquakes with selected more detailed geological
interpretations, such as text and maps of the 1999 Taiwan earthquake.
From the University of Tokyo.
in Taiwan *** (10)
U.S.G.S. location map, text and table of earthquake data from Taiwan.
Laboratory ** (11)
Includes access to their preprint collection plus research links.
Tectonics, the cause of Earthquakes ** (12)
One lecture of a series which explains the cause of earthquakes and
includes some excellent images.
Lecture text explaining the Richter Scale which is used for describing
the intensity of an earthquake.
Scale ** (14)
Lecture text explaining the modified Mercalli Scale of earthquake intensity.
Good link site to all types of earthquake data.
the Internet for Earthquake Data *** (16)
Major listing of seismic research sites plus other data.
Links to geophysical organisations worldwide.
Other sites of interest
Outline text of a possible short course on earthquakes.
Earthquakes ** (19)
Excellent basic descriptive text.
How to build and operate an 'earthquake machine.'
Worldwide field evidence
earthquakes, a summary
Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program, Europe-Africa-Middle
Turkey: Introduction and Damage Survey
Seismic hazard map
earthquake of 1976
Geology of Japan: Earthquakes
, U.S.G.S. location map, text
and table of earthquake data from Taiwan.
Santa Cruz, 1989 earthquake, engineering impact
Colombia, Victoria, Earthquake hazard