Ground disturbance in southern California after the January 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake.

Geography Facts About Earthquakes

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about where earthquakes occur on Earth.

Pahoehoe from Kilauea eruption, 1989.

Pacific Ring of Fire

Julian Marks

The Ring of Fire refers to the long chain of volcanoes and earthquake zones that encircle much of the Pacific Ocean.

A screenshot from the MyShake Android app.

Earthquake Detection Using Smartphones

Mark Altaweel

Using aggregated accelerometer data across many smartphones, many of us can now better access a large-scale earthquake warning system.

This Detailed Map Shows 119 Years of Earthquakes

Caitlin Dempsey

The USGS has released a highly detailed and updated map of seismicity from 1900 to 2018.

Using Machine Learning and Surface Deformation Data to Predict Earthquakes

Mark Altaweel

There is no easy solution for earthquake prediction, but machine learning in particular has made forecasting far better.

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