Earthquake - A sudden movement of the earth's crust caused by the release of stress accumulated along geologic faults or by volcanic activity. Also called seism, temblor.


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Center for Earthquake Research and Information
University of Memphis (Tennessee). Includes technical information and recent earthquakes data, public awareness and resources for teachers and kids, and ongoing research projects and publications.
DL Research - Earthquake Project
Brings together and analyzes earthquake data and trends, both historical and present-day. Displays statistical graphs by number of earthquakes, magnitude, and geographic position.
Earthquake Information from the USGS
Gateway to US Geological Survey web resources on earthquakes, including information on recent quakes, earthquake preparedness, building seismically resistant structures, and current research topics.
Earthquakes in Chile
Illustrated article explaining why Chile is particularly prone to earthquakes.
Earthquakes Today
Provides maps and details of the latest earthquakes worldwide. Also provides video reports and news headlines about the more significant earthquakes.
Electric Quakes
Explains the links between solar activity, the ionosphere, planetary motion and earthquakes
How to Build an Inexpensive Seismometer
Detailed instructions, including diagrams, description of components, setup and synchronization.
Indiana Geological Survey - Earthquakes in Indiana
Describes the aftermath of the strongest earthquakes occurred and the preparation to reduce its effects.
Seismology Research Centre
Australia based company offering seismograph training and studying quakes worldwide. Provides information about the equipment and software they use, along with real-time reports on seismic activity and articles on past events.
Swiss Seismological Service
Latest earthquake information, interactive map, catalogue of Swiss earthquakes, and a feedback forum.
World Earthquakes Live
Relates the most recent quake, with commentary from readers. Provides statistics, news and forecasts.
Seismology Research Centre
Australia based company offering seismograph training and studying quakes worldwide. Provides information about the equipment and software they use, along with real-time reports on seismic activity and articles on past events.
World Earthquakes Live
Relates the most recent quake, with commentary from readers. Provides statistics, news and forecasts.
Indiana Geological Survey - Earthquakes in Indiana
Describes the aftermath of the strongest earthquakes occurred and the preparation to reduce its effects.
Earthquakes in Chile
Illustrated article explaining why Chile is particularly prone to earthquakes.
Earthquakes Today
Provides maps and details of the latest earthquakes worldwide. Also provides video reports and news headlines about the more significant earthquakes.
Electric Quakes
Explains the links between solar activity, the ionosphere, planetary motion and earthquakes
DL Research - Earthquake Project
Brings together and analyzes earthquake data and trends, both historical and present-day. Displays statistical graphs by number of earthquakes, magnitude, and geographic position.
How to Build an Inexpensive Seismometer
Detailed instructions, including diagrams, description of components, setup and synchronization.
Earthquake Information from the USGS
Gateway to US Geological Survey web resources on earthquakes, including information on recent quakes, earthquake preparedness, building seismically resistant structures, and current research topics.
Center for Earthquake Research and Information
University of Memphis (Tennessee). Includes technical information and recent earthquakes data, public awareness and resources for teachers and kids, and ongoing research projects and publications.
Swiss Seismological Service
Latest earthquake information, interactive map, catalogue of Swiss earthquakes, and a feedback forum.

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