Earthquakes Near You

Using the link below (USGS Earthquake Hazards Program), search in Washington state for earthquake history, maps, and data. Provide a summary, with maps of Washington state in the Olympia WA area, and discuss any historical events that may have occurred or seismic activity that is current. You may be surprised to see that you actually live near a fault line or in an area with historical earthquake events. (Links to an external site.)

Unit 4 Discussion: How can GPS data help in the Prediction of Earthquakes: Part II

After watching the following video:

Describe the possible uses of GPS/GIS in predicting plate movement and how this may allow for appropriate safety actions.

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