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1. 1886 Charleston, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.244]
Generally referred to as August 31, 1886, as the earthquake occurred at 9:51 pm local time. Eight minutes later there was a severe aftershock. This was the most damaging earthquake to occur in the ...


2. 1933 Long Beach, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.246]
5 kilometers southwest of Newport Beach. Seriously affected area: 1,200 square kilometers. Damage: $40 million. Schools were among the buildings most severely damaged because they were not designed ...


3. 1935 Helena, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.245]
Location: almost directly beneath Helena. Affected area: 363,000 square kilometers. Damage: $4 million. A series of earthquakes beginning on October 3, 1935, shook the area. The strongest of the shocks ...


4. 1952 Kern County, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.247]
South of Bakersfield. Affected area: 414,000 square kilometers. Damage: $50 million. This was the main shock of the series of earthquakes that struck this area. It was the largest earthquake in the ...


5. 1973 Veracruz, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.248]
South of Veracruz, southeastern Mexico. Damage: Severe. The earthquake caused heavy damage in the states of Morelos, Puebla, and Veracruz. Thousands were left homeless.


6. 1974 Lima, Peru Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.249]
Near coast of central Peru. Damage: Extensive. Over 2,000 were injured.


7. 1979 El Centro, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.241]
The magnitude 6.9 earthquake caused $30 million property damage and injured 91 people.


8. 1984 Morgan Hill, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.242]
This magnitude 6.2 earthquake caused $30 million in property damage in northern California. The epicenter of the quake was located near Mount Hamilton in the Diablo Range of the California Coast Ranges. ...


9. 1986 Palm Springs, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.243]
The magnitude 6.0 earthquake caused $4.5 million in property damage and injured at least 29 people. Landslides occurred in the area. The shock was felt throughout much of southern California and in ...


10. 1994 Shikotan, Kuril Islands, Russia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.20]
A magnitude 8.1 earthquake occurred in the southern Kurils and on northern Hokkaido on Tuesday, October 5, 1994, (October 4 at 13:23 GMT). It was a sudden event, without any short- term precursors ...


11. 1999 Duzce, Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.24]
The magnitude 7.2 quake occurred at 6.57 pm local time (16:57 GMT). Duzce lies on the eastern fringe of the region hit by the August 17 quake. Some areas experienced a one-two punch from the 1999 ...


12. 1999 Izmit (Kocaeli), Turkey Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.23]
On August 17, 1999, at 3:02 am local time (00:02 GMT) a magnitude (Mw) 7.4 earthquake occurred on the northern Anatolian fault. The epicenter was located very close to the south shore of the Bay of ...


13. 1906 San Francisco, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.12]
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost ...


14. 1959 Hebgen Lake, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.1]
The magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 28 people and caused $11 million property damage. Affected area: 1,554,000 sq km


15. 1964 Prince William Sound, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.2]
The earthquake was one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on the North American Continent. It was a magnitude 8.4 earthquake, felt over 500,000 square miles. This great earthquake and ensuing ...


16. 1980 Campania, Italy Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.11]
The magnitude 6.8 earthquake killed over 3,000, injured 7,750, and caused severe property damage. An additional 1,575 were reported missing and presumed dead. 250,000 were reported to be homeless. ...


17. 1985 Mexico City, Mexico Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.13]
The magnitude 8.1 earthquake occurred off the Pacific coast of Mexico. The damage was concentrated in a 25 square km area of Mexico City, 350 km from the epicenter. The underlying geology and geologic ...


18. 1988 Leninakan-Spitak-Kirovakan, Armenia Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.10]
The magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook northwestern Armenia, and was followed four minutes later by a magnitude 5.8 aftershock. The earthquakes affected an area 80 kilometers in diameter. This set includes ...


19. 1989 Loma Prieta, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.14]
The magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred near Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz mountains. Movement occurred along a 40-km segment of the San Andreas fault from southwest of Los Gatos to north of San Juan ...


20. 1990 Northern, Iran Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.15]
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred in the Gilan Province between the towns of Rudbar and Manjil in northern Iran on Thursday, June 21, 1990 (June 20 at 21:00 GMT). The event, the largest ever to ...


21. 1992 Landers and Big Bear, USA Images [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.17]
Southern California residents were rudely awakened Sunday morning June 28, 1992 at 04:57 am (June 28 at 11:57 GMT), by an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 (Ms) followed by a smaller 6.7 (Ms) magnitude ...


22. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


23. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]
Photographs and other visual media provide valuable pre- and post-event data for natural hazards. Research, mitigation, and forecasting rely on visual data for post-analysis, inundation mapping and ...


24. Global Multihazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_MULTI_HFD]
Global Multihazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid presenting a simple multihazard index based solely on summated single-hazard decile values. The hazards of interest include cyclones, ...


25. Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California [USGS_OFR_00127]
These susceptibility maps and the cost assessment data allow landowners in rural western San Mateo County to determine if their property is impacted by deep-seated landslide and debris flow hazards ...


26. Geologic Map of the Telegraph Peak 7.5 min. quadrangle, San Bernardino County, California, USGS OFR 01-293 [USGS_OFR01-293]
The data set for the Telegraph 7.5' quadrangle was prepared under the U.S. Geological Survey Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP) and the California Division of Mines as part of an ongoing ...


27. High-Resolution Marine Seismic Reflection Data From the San Francisco Bay Area, USGS/OFR 00-494 [USGS_OFR00-494]
Marine seismic reflection data are used to image and map sedimentary and structural features of the seafloor and subsurface. These data are useful in mapping faults (such as the San Andreas and Hayward ...


28. Preliminary Soil-Slip Susceptibility Maps, Southwestern California [USGS_OFR-03-17]
Introduction This group of maps shows relative susceptibility of hill slopes to the initiation sites of rainfall-triggered soil slip-debris flows in southwestern California. As such, the maps offer ...


29. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


30. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


31. U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver [USGS_PHOTO_LIBRARY]
This on-line system provides access to over 30,000 photographs dating from 1868 to the present. Photographs will be continually added. Captions are currently being edited for punctuation errors, ...


32. USGS Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change [USGS_EARTHSHOTS]
Earthshots is an ebook of before-and-after Landsat images (1972-present), showing recent environmental events and introducing remote sensing. Earthshots comes from the U.S. Geological Survey's EROS ...


33. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


34. Waves/Surges - Killed People [geodata_0603]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


35. Disasters of Natural Origin - Affected People [geodata_0436]
Affected: People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance (included ...


36. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People [geodata_0438]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


37. Wind Storms - Killed People [geodata_0498]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


38. Earthquake Intensity Zones [geodata_0058]
The dataset shows earthquake intensity zones in accordance with the 1956 version of the Modified Mercalli Scale (MM). The intensity describes exclusively the effects of an earthquake on the surface ...


39. 2002 Volcanic Activity in Alaska and Kamchatka: Summary of Events and Response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory [USGS_OFR_2004_1058]
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) tracks activity at the more than 40 historically active volcanoes of the Aleutian Arc. As of December 31, 2002, 24 of these volcanoes are monitored with short-period ...


40. An Assessment of Volcanic Threat and Monitoring Capabilities in the United States: Framework for a National Volcano Early Warning System [USGS_OFR_2005_1164]
A National Volcano Early Warning System NVEWS is being formulated by the Consortium of U.S. Volcano Observatories (CUSVO) to establish a proactive, fully integrated, national-scale monitoring effort ...


41. Preliminary Assessment of Volcanic and Hydrothermal Hazards in Yellowstone National Park and Vicinity [USGS_OFR_2007_1071]
Possible future violent events in the active hydrothermal, magmatic, and tectonic system of Yellowstone National Park pose potential hazards to park visitors and infrastructure. Most of the national ...


42. Publications of the Volcano Hazards Program 2004 [USGS_OFR_2006_1102_VHP_2004]
The Volcano Hazards Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is part of the Geologic Hazards Assessments subactivity as funded by Congressional appropriation. Investigations are carried out in ...


43. Aggregated Zones & Sub-Zones for Insurance Risk Assessment [ET_CRESTA]
The CRESTA (Catastrophe Risk Evaluating and Standardising Target Accumulations) zone data set helps brokers and reinsurers assess and present risk, based on the zoning system established by the world's ...


44. FEMA Multi-Hazard Mapping Initiative (MMI) - HazardMaps [HAZARDMAPS]
FEMA's Mutihazard Mapping Initiative (MMI) is to maintain a living atlas of hazards data and map services for advisory purposes supplied from a network of hazard and base map providers. ...


45. Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Sentinels Mission [ESA_SENTINEL_PLACEHOLDER]
[Text Source: ESA's Earth Observing Missions, http://www.esa.int/esaEO/SEMTOMASS2G_index_0_m.html ] Based on over 30 years of experience developing and implementing Earth observation satellites, ...


46. EM-DAT: The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) International Disaster Database [CRED]
Since 1988 the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database - EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support ...


47. Map and map database of susceptibility to slope failure by sliding and earthflow in the Oakland area, California [USGS_Map_MF-2385]
Mitigation is superior to post-disaster response in reducing the billions of dollars in losses resulting from U.S. natural disasters, and information that predicts the varying likelihood of geologic ...


48. Beijing-1 Multispectral Product [Beijing-1_Multispectral]
Beijing-1 Multispectral Imager is a high-resolution earth observation remote sensors, orbit altitude of 686 km, the resolution of the sensors is 32 meters with a 600 km swath. The data can be used ...


49. Beijing-1 Panchromatic Product [Beijing-1_Panchromatic]
Beijing-1 Panchromatic Imager is a high-resolution remote sensing device with a 4-meter panchromatic resolution and a width 24 km. The data can be used for land use, geological survey, survey of ...


50. GPS Data from Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), IGS Global Data Center [EARTH_CRUST_IGS_GPS_SCRIPPS1]
The International GPS Service for Geodynamics (IGS) supports researchers who use satellites in the Global Positioning System (GPS) for studies in geodynamics. GPS satellites transmit signals that ...


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