Earthquake Hazards Program
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. We monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and research the causes and effects of earthquake.
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Significant Earthquakes Past 30 DaysSignificant Earthquake Archive
The purpose of this report, which is based on an unpublished draft prepared in the 1970s, is to provide seismologists with the information they may need to use the World-Wide Standardized Seismograph Network (WWSSN) data set as it becomes available in a more easily accessible and convenient format on the Internet.View Item
A swarm of earthquakes in a sparsely populated area of far northwest Nevada that began on July 12, 2014, has increased in intensity over the past several days. This activity is located about 40 miles southeast of Lakeview, OR, and 40 miles northeast of Cedarville, CA.
Nevada Seismological Laboratory News Release - click on link under Seismology AnnouncementsView Application
Thirty seismometers are being installed in the Nation’s capital this winter to monitor ground tremors to better estimate the intensity of ground shaking that can be expected during future earthquakes in the area.View News