Earthquake - A sudden movement of the earth's crust caused by the release of stress accumulated along geologic faults or by volcanic activity. Also called seism, temblor.

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Sites and categories about specific major earthquakes in history and their aftermath.

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This category will include websites which specifically deal with earthquake preparedness. This can include websites of government agencies or non-profit org, as well as sites with tips and advice for personal and home safety.
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Sites providing real-time and near-real-time reports on earthquakes and seismic shaking. Many sites also include archives of past seismic data.
Websites about specific major earthquakes and their aftermath are not listed in this category. See Past_Earthquakes.