Maps of earthquakes and faultlines can be easily accessed over the internet and through public agencies. GIS has also been used in determining earthquake hazards such as landslides and liquefaction.
Guest article from SuperGeo. SCENARIO On September 21st, 1999, a 7.3 strong magnitude earthquake rocked Taiwan. It caused thousands of death and injuries, which was … Read more
The USGS is now testing out Twitter to collect early response information about earthquakes: “the USGS is developing a system that gathers real-time, earthquake-related messages … Read more
Earlier this month, a network of research stations located across Southern California and Baja California was dedicated in order to detect minute movements of the … Read more