Us earthquake map. About latest earthquakes version info clicking the list icon in the top right corner will load the earthquake list. A map of the fault lines database from the united states geological survey. United states earthquake lists except top also include some earthquakes outside the us. Ground shaking is the most powerful predictor of damage from an earthquake.
The vast majority of earthquakes hit along the notorious ring of fire home to 90 percent of the worlds earthquakes. About latest earthquakes version info clicking the list icon in the top right corner will load the earthquake list. M15 or greater 72 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 435 earthquakes in the past 7 days. United states has had.
Clicking the map icon in the top right corner will load the map. The maps displayed below show how earthquake hazards vary across the united states. The usgs has a faults website that includes an interactive fault map that allows users to views a map of the us. Hazards are measured as the likelihood of experiencing earthquake shaking of various intensities.
Use the earthquake catalog search to find earthquakes within a certain distance of any location. Click or tap on a square to view more details about an earthquake such as location datetime magnitude and links to more information about the quake. Expand advanced options and fill in the circle fields. Below is a compilation of us maps indicating natural disaster risks like earthquakes floods tornadoes and hurricanes individual and as overlays along with us population density breakdowns by counties from 2010 census and an up to date map of currently operating nuclear plants.
Earthquakes rumbled below the surface of the globe today as 43 tremors struck. Geological survey usgs national seismic hazard map shows the strength of ground shaking that has a 1 in 50 chance of being exceeded in a particular place in the lower 48 states over a period of 50 years. 2048 earthquakes in the past 30 days. Blue 1 day yellow 1 week.