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Improving Earthquake Monitoring with Deep Learning

Can a deep-learning approach perform better than NEIC’s traditional methods to get more accurate earthquake locations and magnitudes? The NEIC...

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Kermadec and New Zealand Earthquakes

Three notable earthquakes struck in the southern Pacific Ocean near the Kermadec Islands and New Zealand today, March 4, 2021.

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SZ4D Virtual Town Hall: An Update and Discussion on the Developing Plans for an SZ4D Implementation

February 26th, 2021 at 11 AM - 1 PM PST

Zoom Webinar

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ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning Delivery for the Pacific Northwest

Starting May 4, 2021, ShakeAlert®-powered earthquake early warning alerts will be available to more than 50 million people in California, Oregon and...

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The Disaster that Helped the Nation Prepare for Future Earthquakes: Remembering San Fernando

The San Fernando earthquake struck Southern California 50 years ago, killing 64 people and costing over $500 million in damages. The quake prompted...

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Who’s Sharing? Inconsistent Eyewitness Accounts Can Affect How We Understand Earthquakes

Scientists rely on seismometers and eyewitness accounts to identify an earthquake’s location, time and magnitude. A new study explores how the latter...

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Federal Agencies Partner to Strengthen ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning Capacity Along the West Coast

A lone solar panel in the middle of California’s largest national forest is powering a seismometer able to detect Earth’s vibrations, a piece of the...

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Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake in Croatia

The USGS has up-to-date details on the December 29, 2020 event.

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Follow Earthquake Tweets

The USGS launched a new social media account (@USGS_Quakes) run by earthquake scientists and staff to "provide context for significant earthquakes and...

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2019 Ridgecrest, California Earthquake Sequence Geonarrative

A new geonarrative (Esri Story Map) summarizes the USGS response and findings after the M6.4 on July 4 and M7.1 on July 6, 2019 in Searles Valley...

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Now Trending…Earthquakes

The earth isn’t the only thing shaking after an earthquake.

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