Hazards and Preparedness

  •  Urban Seismic Hazard Maps

    New maps and derivative products showing shaking hazard at a resolution appropriate for urban development and emergency repsonse planning. These build on the USGS National Seismic Hazard maps, but also include the effects of local geology and sediments on shaking.
  •  National Seismic Hazard Maps

    Suite of USGS maps and derivative products showing the shaking hazard for the entire US.
  •  Global Seismic Hazard Maps

    Maps showing the shaking hazard for the world, compiled by a global consortium.
  • Shaking Hazard Map Fact Sheet

    Summary of what a seismic hazard map is, and how they are made and used.
  • Hazards in Perspective

    USGS overview on hazards associated with floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, wildlife disease, wildfire.