An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the perceptible
shaking of the surface of the Earth, which can be violent enough to destroy major
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and
researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards.
Apr 6, 2015 ... Gateway to US Geological Survey web resources on earthquakes, including
information on recent quakes, earthquake preparedness, building ...
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Take the earthquake quiz, view a rotating globe showing earthquake locations, or
read famous accounts of earthquakes.
Read the latest news and articles about earthquakes. Earthquakes are the result
of plate tectonics, or shifting plates in the crust of Earth.