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This page shows the latest tectonic and volcanic activity happening around the world, updated as it happens.

Earthquakes

 

• Earthquakes larger than M2.5 in the last 30 days are shown.

• Data is from the United States Geological Service (feed)

• Earthquake in the last 24 hours are marked in red, older ones in black.

• It may take up to 30 minutes for new earthquakes to be added to the data feed: details here.

Volcanoes

 

• Volcano data is from the Smithsonian Institute's Global Volcanism Program.

• Alerts are from the Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated every Wednesday)

• Active volcanoes have ongoing activity according to the GVP database

• Dormant volcanoes aren't erupting now but have done at some point in human history.

Plate boundaries

• Plate boundaries and names are from:

  -Bird 2003, An updated digital model of plate boundaries, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 4(3), 1027

  -DeMets, C., Gordon, R. G., and Argus, D. F., 2010, Geologically current plate motions, Geophysical Journal International, 181(1), 1

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