Know about earthquakes just after they happen. The ENS and TED services each offer something different, depending on your interests.
Earthquake Notification Service (ENS)
The Earthquake Notification Service (ENS) is a free service that sends you automated notifications to your email or cell phone when earthquakes happen.
Earthquake Information Social Media and RSS Feeds
A list of all the earthquake-related social media accounts and RSS feeds.
To subscribe to a real-time feed, select a format (ATOM is the best choice for most), then select which feed you want from the list on that page, and copy the URL into your feed reader of choice.
A basic syndication format supported by a variety of feed readers. This is a good option for casually subscribing to earthquake information.
Google Earth™ KML
This feed format is suitable for loading into applications that understand Keyhole Markup Language (KML) such as Google Earth™
A simple text format suitable for loading data into spreadsheet applications like Microsoft Excel™. This is a good option for manual scientific analysis.
A flexible, extensible and modular XML representation of seismological data which is intended to cover a broad range of fields of application in modern seismology.
GeoJSON Summary Feed
A format for encoding a variety of geographic data structures. This feed contains a subset of the event data for the event lists. If you prefer the full suite of event data for a single event, use the GeoJSON Detail Feed.
- API Documentation - Earthquake Catalog
- GeoJSON Summary Feed
- GeoJSON Detail Feed
- Change Log
- Feed Lifecycle Policy
- Developers Corner - Earthquake catalog bulk access via scripts and programs, tools for obtaining specific products from earthquake catalog
- Web Services
- Mailing List - Announcements
- Mailing List - Forum/Questions