Earthquake Preparedness - 9 of 8
Earthquake Preparedness FAQs - 8 Found
What are the steps to EQ safety/awareness?
- Estimate what EQ of what size are likely to occur (geology)
- Given the EQ size we then estimate what the shaking will be (seismology)
- Given the shaking estimate the response of different types of buildings (EQ engineering).
Only with all these steps can we act as a society to enact bldg. codes and retrofitting programs to make our community safer.
Learn more: Preparedness Information - Earthquake Hazards Program