Data and Tools


View the most recent events or search for past earthquakes. View or report earthquakes in your area and more.

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April 27, 2016

Spreadsheet Applications

A simple text format suitable for loading data into spreadsheet applications. This is a good option for manual scientific analysis.

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A flexible, extensible and modular XML representation of seismological data which is intended to cover a broad range of fields of application in modern seismology.

April 27, 2016

Google Earth KML

This feed format is suitable for loading into applications that understand Keyhole Markup Language (KML) such as Google Earth™.

April 27, 2016

Programmatic Access

A well-structured format readily parsed by most programming languages. This is a good option for software developers wishing to use earthquake data.

April 27, 2016

Atom Syndication

A basic syndication format supported by a variety of feed readers. This is a good option for casually subscribing to earthquake information.

Screenshot of earthquake notification webpage
April 27, 2016

Earthquake Notification Service

The Earthquake Notification Service (ENS) is a free service that sends you automated notifications to your email or cell phone when earthquakes happen.

USGS Tweet Earthquake Dispatch or TED icon
April 27, 2016

Tweet Earthquake Dispatch (TED)

Tweet Earthquake Dispatch (TED) offers two Twitter accounts. On average, each account will produce about one tweet per day.

Screenshot of world map with pin dropped on coastal Equador
April 27, 2016

Did You Feel It?

Feel an earthquake? Report it here. View reported earthquakes in your area.

USGS science for a changing world logo
March 7, 2016

Real-time Earthquake Information

Get real-time earthquake notifications sent to you using a number of popular mediums: Feeds, Email, Twitter, etc…

Latest Earthquakes Interface
March 4, 2016

Latest Earthquakes Map and List

View recent events or search for past earthquakes. Optimized for mobile and desktop.