Liquefaction: phenomenon in which the strength and stiffness
of a soil is reduced by earthquake shaking or other rapid loading.
Aftershock: An earthquake
that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area.
Tsunami: large wave caused by sea floor displacement. Making Buildings Safer
Choice of Location: solid rock vs. sand or soil
Reinforce homes: bracing
Fixed base vs. Isolated BaseProtecting Yourself
Drop , Cover, and Hold Monitoring Faults