Earthquake Resources Page

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M>7 Earthquakes Over the Past 12 Months
(all dates are local at epicenter)


Solomon Islands: M7.4 (13 April, 2014)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VIII | Depth: 35 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [ THRUST]
Solomon Islands: M7.6 (13 April, 2014)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VIII | Depth: 29.3 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [STRIKE-SLIP]
Papua New Guinea: M7.1 (11 April, 2014)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VII | Depth: 50 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [THRUST]
SW of Iquique, Chile: M7.7 (2 April, 2014)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VII | Depth: 31.1 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [THRUST] | TSUNAMI GENERATED (peak amplitude: 74 cm)
NW of Iquique, Chile: M8.2 (1 April, 2014)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity IX | Depth: 20.1 km | Confirmed deaths: 6 | [THRUST] | TSUNAMI GENERATED (peak amplitude: 183 cm)
News reports: CNN
South Atlantic Ocean: M7.0 (25 November, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Intensity I | Depth: 10 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [STRIKE-SLIP]
Scotia Sea: M7.8 (26 October, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VII | Depth: 10 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [STRIKE-SLIP]
East of Honshu, Japan: M7.1 (26 October, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VI | Depth: 26.1 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [NORMAL] | TSUNAMI GENERATED (peak amplitude: 40 cm)
Phillipines: M7.1 (15 October, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity IX | Depth: 20 km | Confirmed deaths: 161 | [THRUST]
News reports: CNN | NBC News
Off the Coast of Peru: M7.0 (25 September, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity VI | Depth: 40 km | Confirmed deaths: 3 | [THRUST]
Pakistan: M7.7 (24 September, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity V | Depth: 20 km | Confirmed deaths: 825 | [OBLIQUE THRUST]
News reports: CNN | NBC News
Aleutian Islands, Alaska: M7.0 (30 August, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity IV | Depth: 33.5 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [THRUST]
South Sandwich Islands: M7.3 (15 July, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - None | Depth: 31 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [STRIKE-SLIP]
New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea: M7.2 (8 July, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity III | Depth: 379 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [NORMAL]
Sea of Okhotsk: M8.3 (24 May, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity V | Depth: 609 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [THRUST]
Southwest of Tonga: M7.4 (23 May, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity IV | Depth: 171 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [THRUST]
Kuril Islands, Russia: M7.2 (19 April, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity IV | Depth: 122 km | Confirmed deaths: 0 | [THRUST]
Southeastern Iran: M7.8 (16 April, 2013)
USGS earthquake information | Fault plane solution | Google Map | Felt Reports - Intensity IX | Depth: 82 km | Confirmed deaths: 34 | [NORMAL]
News reports: CNN | NBC News


Very Large Earthquakes

Magnitude 8 and greater earthquakes since 1990 (NEIC USGS)


Significant Earthquake Posters (USGS)

Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia: M7.0 (25 February, 2008)
Northeastern Nevada: M6.0 (21 February, 2008)
Simeulue, Indonesia: M7.5 (20 February, 2008)


Current Seismicity Information

DAILY UPDATES OF CURRENT SEISMICITY (NEIC USGS)

LATEST USGS FAST MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTIONS

Earthquake Hazards Program (USGS)


Global

NEIC: Current World Seismicity (USGS)
Global Earthquake Report (University of Edinburgh)
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre


California and Nevada

Current seismicity in California and Nevada (USGS)
Current seismicity in the San Francisco Bay area (USGS)
Current seismicity in the Los Angeles region (USGS)
Current seismicity in the Long Valley/Mammoth Lakes region (USGS)
Southern California Earthquake Data Center (SCEC)


Pacific Northwest
Recent Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest (PNSN)


Hawaii

Current seismicity in Hawaii
Recent earthquakes in Hawaii (USGS)


Alaska

Recent earthquakes in Alaska (University of Alaska-Fairbanks)
The November 2002 Denali Earthquake - M7.9 (USGS)


Utah

List and Interactive Map for Utah and Yelowstone (USGS)


Central United States

Recent earthquakes in the Central and Southern US (USGS)


Canada

List and Interactive Map (Geological Survey of Canada)


Iceland
Earthquake information for Iceland (USGS)
Icelandic Meteorological Office (Official English site)
Icelandic Meteorological Office: Physics Department


NEIC Seismicity Information by State

Alabama
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Arizona
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California
Colorado
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Delaware
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Hawaii
Idaho
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Indiana
Iowa
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New Hampshire
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Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming



General

Seismo-surfing the internet (original seismic data from earthquakes (University of Washington)


Information About Seismic Hazards

Swiss Seismological Service
Seismic Hazards and Earthquake Preparedness (USGS)
Seismic Hazards in Puget Sound (SHIPS) (University of Washington)
Project Impact Seattle
Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW) (University of Washington)
Canadian National Earthquake Hazards Program (Canada Natural Resources)
Earthquakes Canada (Canada Natural Resources)


Earthquake Education
General Information on Earthquakes (USGS)
Studying Earthquakes (USGS)
National Earthquake Information Center (USGS)


Online Lecture Notes about Earthquakes
University of Nevada-Reno
University of Houston



Earthquake Links for:

San Andreas fault system

Historic Earthquakes in Southern California - Clickable Map (SCEC)

1812 Wrightwood (San Juan Capistrano) Earthquake M7.5

1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake M7.9

1952 Kern County Earthquake M7.5

1992 Landers Earthquake M7.3
1994 Northridge Earthquake M6.7
1999 Hector Mine Earthquake M7.1


Alaska
The November 2002 Denali Earthquake - M7.9 (USGS)
USGS Fact Sheet about the 2002 Denali Earthquake


New Madrid fault zone

The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811/1812
Seth Stein's "Disaster Deferred" online materials for his book on New Madrid


Pacific Rim

Photos from the 1999 Chi Chi Earthquake, Taiwan


North Anatolian Fault System
USGS Field Investigation of the 1999 Izmit Earthquake, Turkey


Miscellaneous Earthquake Related Websites

Western States Seismic Policy Council
National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering (UC Berkeley)
University of Nevada-Reno Seismological Laboratory
University of Alaska-Fairbanks Seismology Homepage
University of Utah Seismograph Stations
St. Louis University Earthquake Center
CERI (Center for Earthquake Research and Information), University of Memphis
Virginia Tech Seismological Laboratory





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