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Map of Kern County Earthquake of 1952 | California Earthquake Map Collection (1857- ) Isoseismal Maps for Selected California Earthquakes

from Mail Online

Think living in Tennessee makes you safe from earthquakes? The earthquake map of America that will make you think again

The earthquake map of America: A seismic map shows that living far from the West Coast is no guarantee of safety from earthquakes

from Live Science

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Stunning Earthquake Map - If you have ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further than a new map, which plots more than a centurys worth of nearly every recorded earthquake strong enough to at least rattle the bookshelves. The map shows earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater since 1898; each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing magnitude. - Credit: John Nelson, IDV Solutions.

from National Geographic News

What Earthquake Maps Should Really Look Like

How much more powerful is a magnitude 7 earthquake than a magnitude Most maps give the wrong impression.