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Earthquake Preparedness Information

An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface. Earthquakes strike suddenly, without warning, and they can occur at any time of the year, day or night. Forty­five states and territories in the United States are at moderate to very high risk of earthquakes, and they are located in every region of the country.


     Earthquake Safety Information

    Earthquake Safety Resources


    The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, the Department of Geology, and the College of Liberal Arts and Science have all teamed up to host the 2011 Earthquake Symposium titled: The Next Big Earthquake in Oregon: Are We Ready?