Over the last 150 years, Nevada has ranked third in the country in the number of large earthquakes. Since the 1850s, 76 earthquakes with potentially destructive magnitudes of 5.5 or greater have occurred in Nevada. Nevada is earthquake country, and considering the number of earthquake generating faults located in the state, it is important to know how to prepare for an earthquake as well as how to take care during and after one hits.

Below are resources dedicated to helping people prepare for an earthquake:

When an Earthquake Strikes

Preparing Your Family and Home

Preparing Your Workplace