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This is a very unusual but vivid map showing the danger areas in the USA. By using a combination of colouring and vertical relief the danger areas are highlighted in excellent clarity. There should be more maps like this one!
This is a near real time earthquake bulletin provided by the NEIS, part of the US Geological Survey. The data provided is ; Date, Time, Lat/Long, Depth, Magnitude and Comments. You can also click on a link to see the earthquake located on a world map.
Note:This site requires Java for some of it's animations, but also contains static images and text. There is an Earthquake quiz, but it consists of only four questions. Other features are Famous Earthquake accounts from the likes of Mark Twain and Charles Darwin, Rotating globes and a textual history of seismology to 1910.
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