An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

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Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt  Crack formed by ancient earthquake Ras Mohamed National Park.

Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt Crack formed by ancient earthquake Ras Mohamed National Park.

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Ecuador Earthquake 04.2016  Earthquakes! Raina experiences one and I actually have too! But it was minor and lasted for 3 seconds.

Ecuador Earthquake 04.2016 Earthquakes! Raina experiences one and I actually have too! But it was minor and lasted for 3 seconds.

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72 hour kits - the BEST article I've ever read on how to put a real serious emergency kit together!! Forget the pre-made ones or most of the lists you see online, THIS is the only list you need. (Keep in mind If an emergency is serious enough to warrant an evacuation, it's most likely going to last a lot longer then 72 hours).

72 hour kits - the BEST article I've ever read on how to put a real serious emergency kit together!! Forget the pre-made ones or most of the lists you see online, THIS is the only list you need. (Keep in mind If an emergency is serious enough to warrant an evacuation, it's most likely going to last a lot longer then 72 hours).

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We loved this blog from our friends at RedCrossPDX in Oregon, we decided to post it. There are some easy ways to demonstrate how volcanoes and earthquakes work! Last year I was fortunate to work wi...

We loved this blog from our friends at RedCrossPDX in Oregon, we decided to post it. There are some easy ways to demonstrate how volcanoes and earthquakes work! Last year I was fortunate to work wi...

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Weather Watch by Scholastic:  precise directions for easy weather instruments to make at home with an included illustration of what it should look like

Weather Watch by Scholastic: precise directions for easy weather instruments to make at home with an included illustration of what it should look like

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1964 Great Alaskan earthquake, also known as the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust earthquake that began at 5:36 P.M. AST on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis resulting in about 131 deaths.

1964 Great Alaskan earthquake, also known as the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust earthquake that began at 5:36 P.M. AST on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis resulting in about 131 deaths.

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The Earth might have a more turbulent past—and hence a more turbulent future—than we thought. Dr. Susan Hough of the US Geological Survey argues that hidden throughout history are a glut of giant earthquakes that either went unrecorded or have been underestimated.  The upshot being that the risk of future "big one" quakes is likely higher than we've been assuming.

The Earth might have a more turbulent past—and hence a more turbulent future—than we thought. Dr. Susan Hough of the US Geological Survey argues that hidden throughout history are a glut of giant earthquakes that either went unrecorded or have been underestimated. The upshot being that the risk of future "big one" quakes is likely higher than we've been assuming.

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