An earthquake is the sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of underground rock. Earthquakes can cause buildings to collapse and cause heavy items to fall, resulting in injuries and property damage.
2019 Ridgecrest Earthquakes
The Census Bureau produces a wide variety of statistics profiling the earthquake-affected areas of California which are now available.
Anchorage Alaska Earthquake
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Alaska after severe magnitude-7 earthquake near Anchorage