Featured Research

Induced Earthquakes

An increase in earthquakes in the central and eastern US prompts two important questions: Are they natural, or man-made? What should be done in the future as we address the causes and consequences of these events to reduce associated risks?

External Research

The USGS invites research proposals that will assist in achieving the goals of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NERHP).

Regional Science Activities

Science Centers and Field Offices offer activities for the general public and scientists, including public lectures, workshops, and open houses.


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