In life, you can have the feeling that once a foundation (usually beliefs) is in place - it should not be changed. You may have the sense that changes need to happen - but are afraid to allow any type of 'inner shifting' to occur. When you dream of an earthquake - the dream is bringing about this foundational change. Unlike a landslide that shows an inconsistency in thinking that undermines the foundation, or a flood that embodies how emotions eventually wear away at the foundation - the earthquake relates more to a tendency to block change - or a tendency to hold your ground. Dreams provide a safe environment to explore change. When you dream of an earthquake - the message is to loosen up your rigid outlook and move with the changes so that a foundation more appropriate to your needs of the present can be established. See also Natural Disasters and Landscape and Scenery.