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General Earthquake Information
Earthquakes are among the most devasting natural disasters to occur, with the some of the most dramatic effects. The links listed below lead to earthquake specific sites.
Emergency Preparedness & Response Fact Sheet
Earthquake Safety Checklist
From the American Red Cross
FEMA Earthquake Information - Ready.gov
General information site about earthquakes including what to do before, during, and after an earthquake.
FEMA Earthquake Publications
A variety of earthquake related information resources, including brochures, posters, fact sheets, software, and instructional materials.
Program that promotes earthquake drills in North American and Pacific regions.
National Earthquake Reduction Program (NEHRP)
NEHRP is a joint effort between four primary agencies (FEMA, USGS, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the National Science Foundation) which strives "to reduce the risks of life and property from future earthquakes in the United States through the establishment and maintenance of an effective earthquake hazards reduction program" (P.L. 95-124)
NOAA Watch - Earthquakes
Fact site on earthquakes
Glossary from usgs.gov
Significant Earthquakes in the last 30 days