In The News

For several decades, geologists assumed that faults more than 5 km (3 mi) apart could not rupture together. This...
This milestone extends the ShakeAlert “production prototype” that was rolled out in California in 2016 to Washington...
Because of Earth's layered composition, scientists have often compared the basic arrangement of its interior to that of...
It has been just over four months since the M=7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand earthquake rattled the country, leaving the...
A fault system that runs from San Diego to Los Angeles is capable of producing up to magnitude 7.3 earthquakes if the...

Recent Earthquakes

Earthquakes can happen at any time! See recent earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater in California and Nevada: