Growing up in California and then moving to Montana as a teenager, I've lived in two of the most seismically active places on earth. Earthquakes fascinate me so I have alerts sent to my phone whenever a significant one occurs around the world, and you can too.

 

 

 

 

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About USGS

Highlights

The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.

If you want to sign up to receive alerts on various geological events around the world, SIGN UP WITH THE USGS HERE.