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Our terminally cool and uncommonly friendly experts have sorted through virtual truckloads of information to assemble some earth-shattering resources about earthquakes, particularly those in New Mexico. OK, more earthquake puns. Click on any of the links below for more information.

What exactly is an earthquake?

Do we have earthquakes in New Mexico?

How do scientists measure earthquakes?

Do I live in a seismically active part of New Mexico?

What can I do to prepare for an earthquake?

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last modified: 25 April, 2022