Significant Earthquakes Past 30 Days

Today’s Earthquake Fact

Transform faults are found where plates slide past one another. The San Andreas fault, along the coast of California and northwestern Mexico, is an example of a transform-fault plate boundary. Earthquakes at transform faults tend to occur at shallow depths and form fairly straight linear patterns.

Today in Earthquake History


March 6, 1988
M 7.7, Alaska – Felt (V) at Anchorage, Cordova, Glennallen, Gustavus, Homer, Juneau, Metlakatla, Pelican, Port Graham, Sitka and Valdez. Also felt (V) in some sections… Read More

Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes Past Day

Real-time & Historical Earthquake Information

Significant Earthquake Archive

Errata for Latest Earthquakes