Understanding Earthquakes

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Earthquake Quiz (text and graphics)
Four questions (and answers) to test your knowledge of earthquakes

Rotating Globe (Java animation or static images)
Earthquake locations on a rotating globe
Famous Earthquake Accounts (mostly text)
By Mark Twain, Jack London, Charles Darwin, and John Muir
How Earthquakes Occur (Java animation or static images)
View the gradual buildup of stress that leads to earthquakes
History of Seismology to 1910 (text only)
A three-page history of seismology to 1910
Other Educational and Earthquake Web Sites


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Site published May 13, 1997