Earthquake hazards

Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

Causes of Tsunami

Unit 4 Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

Top 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes #infographic #Travel #Earth                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Top 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes #infographic

When Frodo and Sam finally made it to Mount Doom, they probably didn't stop to think about the type of volcano they were climbing.

The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this over-simplified version.

The Science of Earthquakes and Fracking [Infographic

The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this simplified version.

Earthquake hazards map contains deadly flaws...

Earthquake hazards map contains deadly flaws...

New Earthquake Hazards Maps Expand Seismic Risks Into Eastern United States By Ken Jorgustin - Modern Survival Blog  If your earthquake awareness is mostly that of California, you better think again… You may be surprised to discover that earthquakes happen even where YOU li...

New Earthquake Hazards Maps Expand Seismic Risks Into Eastern United States

This is one of those earthquake hazards everyone assumes has just been taken care of by now.

Graphic, "Hollow Columns Holding Up Bridges Could Implode In Major Quake"

How to make a sand volcano

How to make a sand volcano

How to make an easy sand volcano, all you need is sand, baking soda, vinegar, food colouring and sand.

Use of lidar at mystic lake site along the San Jacinto fault.  This is a video

Use of lidar at mystic lake site along the San Jacinto fault. This is a video

LEARN Chapter 5: Measuring plate movements with GPS to understand earthquake hazards - YouTube

LEARN Chapter 5: Measuring plate movements with GPS to understand earthquake hazards - YouTube

Communities besieged by fracking earthquakes won't get much relief from a new state-based report aimed at undercutting federal regulation...New fracking wastewater disposal "Primer" helps US oil and gas states lobby against federal action to reduce earthquake hazards... #fracking #earthquakes #USA #UnitedStates #frackingwastewater #frackingearthquakes #inducedseismicity

Communities besieged by fracking earthquakes won't get much relief from a new state-based report aimed at undercutting federal regulation.

eastern U.S. has potential for larger/more damaging earthquakes than considered in previous maps/assessments. As one example, scientists learned a lot following the magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck Virginia in 2011. It was among the largest earthquakes to occur along the east coast in the last century, and helped determine that even larger events are possible. Estimates of earthquake hazards near Charleston, SC, have also gone up due to the assessment of earthquakes in the state.National…

New Earthquake Map: 42 States at Risk; 16 States at High Risk 2014 USGS National Seismic Hazard Map, displaying intensity of potential ground shaking from an earthquake in 50 years (which is the typical lifetime of a building).

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