Summary: This non-quantitative, carefully illustrated book introduces the scientific, historical, and personal safety aspects of earthquakes. It assumes no scientific background.
Earthquakes: Myths, Legends, and Logic; Measuring Earthquakes; Faults and Earthquakes; Earthquake Size and Location; The Earthquake Process; Plate Tectonics; Journey to the Center of the Earth; Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Earthquake Triggering; Great Historic Earthquakes; Earthquakes in the United ...show moreStates; Earthquake Prediction; What to do Before, During, and After an Earthquake; Building for Earthquake Safety.
A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about earthquakes. ...show less