A Virtual Tour of the 1906 Earthquake in Google Earth

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

A series of Google Earth files illustrating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, including fault diagrams, ground motion overlays, and locations from which historic photographs were taken. The data is overlaid on a fully interactive satellite map of the earth. These KMZ files are viewable with a free copy of Google Earth.

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Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Chemistry/Physics/MathematicsKeywords: earthquake, san francisco, 1906, Google Earth, map, visualization