More Earthquake Resources And Links

(By state/province/country)

British Columbia

Earthquakes Canada

Emergency Management British Columbia: Earthquakes and Personal Preparedness

Public Safety Canada


California

California Emergency Management Agency: Planning and Preparedness

Humboldt State University: You Live in Earthquake Country 

 

Oregon

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Oregon Emergency Management: Earthquakes

Oregon Partnership for Disaster Resilience: Earthquakes

 

Washington

Project Safe Haven: Vertical Evacuation on the Washington Coast

Washington Emergency Management Division:

Washington State Department of Natural Resources: Geology and Earth Sciences

 

United States

Federal Emergency Management Agency: Ready.gov/earthquakes

 

 

(By subject matter)

BUSINESSES

Businesses, Utilities and Non-Profits (California Emergency Management Agency)

Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry (Federal Emergency Management Administration)

Is Your Business Ready? (Washington Emergency Management Division) 

Preparedness Planning for Your Business (FEMA)

 

ENGINEERING

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

 

HAZARDS

University of Washington Soil Liquefaction website

 

INSURANCE

Earthquake insurance (State of Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner) 

 

MAGNITUDE

How magnitude feels during an earthquake: Magnitude vs. intensity comparison (U.S. Geological Survey) 

 

MAPS

ShakeMaps of Cascadia earthquakes (USGS)

Hazards and Hazard maps: How to read and use them (USGS)

Earthquake Hazard Maps and Calculations (Natural Resources Canada)

 

California

 

Oregon

 

Washington

 

MONITORING

Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network 

 

PREPAREDNESS

What to Do Before, During and After an Earthquake (FEMA)

Plan to Protect Yourself and Your Family (FEMA)

Map Your Neighborhood Program (Washington EMD)

3 Days, 3 Ways: Be prepared to survive for at least 3 days after a disaster (King County Office of Emergency Management)

 

RESEARCH

Incorporated Research Institutions Seismology (University consortium dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data.) 

UNAVCO

(Non-profit university-governed consortium that facilitates geoscience research and education.) 

 

SCENARIOS

All CREW scenarios

CREW: Cascadia Shallow Earthquakes

CREW: Cascadia Deep Earthquakes

CREW: Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes/M9 Earthquake Scenario 

Puget Sound: A Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in the Tacoma Fault Zone: A Plausible Scenario for the Southern Puget Sound Region

 

TSUNAMI

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory: Center for Tsunami Research

National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program

Oregon Tsunami Clearinghouse (Oregon DOGAMI)

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (NOAA) 

Project Safe Haven: Vertical Evacuation on the Washington Coast

 

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

Earthquakes: Frequently Asked Questions  

Glossary of common earthquake terms

Earthquake Hazards Program

Cascades Volcano Observatory (Vancouver, WA)

Earthquakes for Kids