HAZARDS - EARTHQUAKES

Rating: Site Name: Site Description:
2+ Jericho Page from The Archaeology Archive maintained by Samuel M. Wilson. Provides description of archaeological explorations of the site of Jericho and suggests the city was destroyed by earthquake and fire. (Entry 010981)
2 The Trojan Horse Just Might Have Been an Earthquake by Robert C. Cowen. Reports conclusions by Robert Nur that the destruction of Troy may have resulted from an earthquake. (Entry 010982)
2 Is there any evidence for the Biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah’s destruction by fire and brimstone (sulfur)? by Bryant Wood.  Suggests that Sodom and Gomorrah were located along an earthquake fault and were destroyed by ignition of bitumen ejected by an earthquake.  (Entry 0207410)
2 Ancient Apocalypse: The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah BBC Ancient History page suggesting that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed by an earthquake which caused soil liquefaction.  (Entry 0207411)
3 US Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program Site provides location and description of all earthquakes in the United States in the last 7 days.  (Entry 0302474)
3 Last 30 Days of Earthquake Activity from the QED US Geological Survey site provides location and description of all significant world earthquakes over the last 30 days. (Entry 0302475)