Earhquake monitoring at a glance
Quakeshakes gives you a dramatic visual record of earthquake activity in the past 24 hours. Literally dozens of seismic events, big and small, are striking the planet every day. You'll be amazed.
Quakeshakes taps into the live feed of a worldwide network of seismic sensors that updates every 30 minutes. A giant 8.8 quake with tsunami waves rocks the ocean floor off the coast of Chile and chances are you'll know about before it hits the news.
This version of Quakeshakes comes with some visual overlays. You can switch to depth map view and display quakes by depth. You'll see why those quakes closest to the earth's surface are the most destructive.
Available soon! A full version of Quakeshakes, packed with interactive features, will soon be available. Learn about the earth's tectonic plates and its "hot spots." Explore the Pacific "rim of fire." The mid-Atlantic ridge. See where earthquakes are most likely to happen and why. Perfect for schools and students at home.