Earthquakes

FEMA for Kids: Earthquake

At FEMA for Kids learn how to measure earthquakes, practice earthquake disaster math, and learn about historic earthquakes.

Understanding Earthquakes

Watch a video clip of how an earthquake occurs and read about the history of seismology at this site.

USGS: Earthquake for Kids

Learn facts about earthquakes, read about being geophysicist, and try some online activities at this fun earthquake site.

1906 The California earthquake of April 18, 1906 (San Francisco)

The 1906 earthquake was one of the worst earthquakes in recorded history.