National Earthquake Information Center
http://neic.usgs.gov/index.html

United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center


This is a very extensive site about earthquakes. The USGS NEIC site provides access to near real time earthquake data from around the world, as well as data for recent earthquakes (last 3 weeks). The site can also be searched for information on specific earthquakes by time or location. There is a General Earthquake Information section with extensive earthquake education materials as well as information on seismicity, earthquake magnitude, preparedness, predictions, and locations.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Seismology, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, General Public, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geophysics, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Real-Time Data, Observational Data
Science Background Required: Broadly accessible
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Solid Earth:Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology/Earthquakes/Seismic Reflection Profiling, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics