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Recent Earthquakes in the Central and Eastern U.S.

This recent earthquakes page is obsolete and will be decommissioned on April 1, 2015.  Please use our interactive recent earthquakes pages instead.Click on an earthquake on the above map to zoom in.


(Try our new Google-based recent earthquakes map! It only updates about every 10 minutes but has greater functionality and looks wicked cool.)

Did you feel it? - Please fill out a felt report (even if you didn't feel it).

List of all earthquakes.

List of big earthquakes.

For Other earthquakes: USGS

Recent Central and Eastern U.S. Earthquake Map (interactive)

Recent Central and Easter U.S. Earthquake Map (interactive with fewer events)


Magnitude = ? for new earthquakes until a magnitude is determined (takes 4-5 minutes).
Maps are updated within 1-5 minutes of an earthquake or once an hour.
(Smaller earthquakes are added after human processing, which may take several hours.)
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Brown lines are known hazardous faults and fault zones.

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