Established in 1975, the Seismic Safety Commission advises the governor, state legislature, and state and local governments on ways to reduce earthquake risk.
SCEC is a joint endeavor of universities in Southern California and several state and federal science-oriented agencies. Its website contains a variety of information, including many links and an online publication on making a home safe in earthquake country.
FEMA was established in 1979, and is an independent agency of the federal government, reporting to the President.
Los Angeles and Southern California earthquake preparedness information. A compilation of Internet information sources related to earthquake hazard.
A national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. Members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators. The objectives of the Institute are the advancement of the science and practice of earthquake engineering and the solution of national earthquake engineering problems to protect people and property from the effects of earthquakes.
The USGS and Caltech cooperatively put together this real-time peek into the world of earthquakes in Southern California.