Earthquake Fault Lines | Fault Lines Map of World
Earthquake Fault Lines - World Fault Lines Map represents the lines that mark a boundary between two tectonic plates of the Earth's crust.
Think living in Tennessee makes you safe from earthquakes? The earthquake map of America that will make you think again
Americans associate quakes with the West Coast, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. But 39 out of the 50 states have moderate to high seismic hazard risk.
Gerede segment of the North Anatolian Fault - Mountain Beltway
The author recounts a field trip in October along the section of Turkey's North Anatolian Fault that last ruptured in 1944. The rock types on either side of the fault are compared, offset markers are illustrated, and several types of landforms particular to strike-slip faults are shown. The post concludes with an examination of the town of Gerede itself, which is built directly atop the fault.
Little-known U.S. Fault Lines Cause For Seismic Concern About Potential Earthquakes
In light of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, many Americans are unaware of fault lines in the US and how ill-prepared the country is to handle earthquakes.
Big Idea: A Shock to the Heartland
This week's earthquake in Virginia calls to mind another part of the country that faces a surprising level of earthquake risk: the New Madrid Seismic Zone, near the middle of the Mississippi River.
Worst Earthquake Horror Happened in New Madrid Fault - Guardian Liberty Voice
One of the worst earthquake horrors that ever happened in the United States did not take place in Alaska or California, but occured in the middle of the country around 200 years ago. It was centered where seven states are linked around the Mississippi River Valley today. Seismologists at the United States Geological Survey think […]