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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
Request for Hazard Modeling Contributions. The USGS requests that the earthquake hazard community bring to our attention new earthquake source and ground motion data or models that could be included in the NSHM updates.
We provide science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods; the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on; the health of our ecosystems and environment; and the impacts of climate and land-use change.
A new USGS report, Science for a Risky World: A USGS Plan for Risk Research and Applications, defines for the first time the role of USGS in risk research and applications.This includes hazard assessments, operational forecasts and warnings, vulnerability assessments, risk assessments, risk communication, decision-support systems, and post-event assessments.
USGS: Volcano Hazards Program - The following U.S. volcanoes are known to be above normal background (elevated unrest or eruptions) or have shown activity that warranted an Information Release (for example, an earthquake swarm).
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What is an earthquake? Earthquakes are the vibrations caused by rocks breaking under stress. The underground surface along which the rock breaks and moves is called a fault plane.
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The magnitude 5.6 quake in Oklahoma over the weekend is drawing fresh attention to the earthquake risks from wastewater disposal related to fracking for oil and gas. Is it a price worth paying for ...