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Questions regarding current earthquake activity
Recent World-Wide Earthquake Number One:
Recent World-Wide Earthquake Number Two:
Recent North America Earthquake Number One:
Recent North America Earthquake Number Two:
Questions regarding real-time earthquake monitoring in
California and Nevada:
How are the seismic signals transmitted from the 600 seismic stations
in the region?
Who or what initially detects the earthquake ground motions?
About how long does it take to have a preliminary estimate of an earthquake
location? Is it less than or equal to:
What circumstances typically cause human interaction with the automated system?
Questions regarding earthquake preparedness:
How much water does the OES recommend that you store (per person per day)?
What should home owners do to their hot water heaters?
If you are in a high-rise building during an earthquake,
what should you do if there is no table or desk to duck under?
Questions regarding California earthquake history:
How many fatalities occurred as a result of the 1994 Northridge earthquake?
How many injuries occurred as a result of the 1994 Northridge earthquake?
What was the economic cost of the Northridge quake (in billions of US dollars)?
What was the most expensive earthquake in California history?
What was the most deadly earthquake in California history?
What was the largest (by magnitude) earthquake in California this century?
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