Where to Find Earthquake-Related Information

Find earthquake and seismic-hazards information by browsing the Publications and EQ Hazard Information links above, or by searching for keywords in the Search box to the right, along with the links below. Additional USSC information may be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Background Information on Earthquakes
Earthquake Information for Educators
Earthquake Information for First Responders and Incident Commanders

How Do I Prepare for an Earthquake?
Be Ready Utah (Utah's Official Emergency Preparedness Campaign)
Earthquake Insurance in Utah
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Plan, Prepare, and Mitigate
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country Handbook for Utah
Tips for Earthquake Preparedness and USSC Triangle of Life Response
State of Utah Hazard Mitigation Plan
Utah Earthquake Safety (Geologists and Engineers for Earthquake Safety)

How Can Buildings Be Seismically Upgraded or Retrofitted? (Also see links above)
Utah Guide for URM Dwellings
Utah Historic Home Seismic Retrofits

What Will Likely Happen in a Wasatch Front Earthquake?
Salt Lake City, Wasatch Fault Scenario
Utah Public Schools

How Do I Find Out About Recent Earthquakes?
Utah and Intermountain West Earthquakes
Utah Seismograms (Live Seismic Recordings)
Worldwide Earthquakes, also available by Twitter

How Do I Report an Earthquake?
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Did You Feel It?

What is the Earthquake Ground-Shaking Hazard in My Area? (U.S. Geological Survey National Seismic Hazard Maps and Data)
Maps by Area or Create Custom Hazard Maps
Seismic Design Maps and Tools for Engineers by Building Code

What is the Earthquake Hazard in My Area (Including Faulting and Liquefaction Maps)?
Utah Geological Survey (UGS, maps sorted by county)
Utah Quaternary Fault and Fold Database Online Mapping
Utah Liquefaction Advisory Group (ULAG) Draft Maps

Where Do I Find Utah Earthquake and Fault Research and Scientific Data?
Guidelines for Geologic-Hazard Investigations and Reports in Utah
Historical Aerial Photography and Imagery (Including Low-Sun-Angle)
Lidar Elevation Data
Paleoseismology of Utah Publication Series (Utah Geological Survey)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Research
University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS)
Unpublished and Other Geologic-Hazard Data, Reports, and Photographs
Utah Earthquake Working Groups (UEWG)
Utah Geochronology Database
Utah Geological Survey (UGS) Geologic Hazards Program
Utah GIS, Lidar, and Spatial Data
Utah Quaternary Fault and Fold Database (GIS data)

Also see the Web Links page for more information from other organizations.
If you have questions, contact the USSC at ussc@utah.gov, or Ask a Geologist.

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