Recommended Web Sites
This week's recommended web sites are :
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.
New Zealand Earthquake Report
The Institute of Geophysics at Victoria University of Wellington provides a report on the very latest earthquakes in New Zealand. The page is brief, loads quickly ( it does from here anyway ) and gives the usual basic quake information.
of the City of San Francisco
This is the home page of the Museum. Among it's exhibits are the Great Earthquake of 1906, images of the earthquake, the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake and the Oakland Firestorm.
Quake of '89
A short fact file about the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989, covering value of damage, number of injuries, deaths etc. Suitable for any age group of students who are seeking basic factual data about the quake.
10 Most Recent Large Earthquakes
A gif format map of the world with the 10 most recent large earthquakes plotted on it. The earthquakes are represented by proportional circles, the size of the circle reflecting the magnitude of the earthquake. The image seems to load quite quickly.
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