No single website, including this one, can possibly tell you everything you might want to know. This page will help you find many of the other resources on the web that can answer your questions and help you prepare.

General Information

The web is full of general information about earthquakes and how to prepare for them. For links to a few selected websites, especially official government recommendations, see:


If you are interested in purchasing earthquake preparedness supplies and would like some help choosing which supplies you need and then finding a place to buy them, this page should be helpful:

Local Information

If you live in the South Bay (San Jose) area, you can find information specific to your city or county here:

South Bay Safety Guy Blog

Unlike a typical blog which has short, chatty pieces, this one tends toward mini-tutorials. I try to put some real meat into each posting.