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How Stuff Works
Provides information on the causes of earthquakes, facts, plate tectonics, faults, seismic waves, and more.
Provides TONS of information on earthquakes, including causes, effects, key vocaulary, and more!
Learn all about the history of earthquakes from this great interactive site!
Make a Quake - Simulator
Learn about earthquakes by making your own quake in this Discovery.com simulator!
The Tech Museum
Use this interactive module to learn about many different aspects of earthquakes, including causes, effects, plate tectonics, and much more!
Earthquakes for Kids
Learn all about earthquake history, see earthquake pictures, and understand the science behind earthquakes in this website from the USGS.
See an animation of how an earthquake forms.
Japan Tsunami and Earthquake Pictures
20 images from the Japan tsunami and earthquake. From Howstuffworks.com.
Worst Earthquakes of All-Time
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