Earthquake Waves and Data Analysis Video

We’ve created a short video explaining in simple terms how the energy waves generated by earthquakes are recorded by seismographs, and how these wiggly lines are interpreted by seismologists to calculate the location and magnitude of the events. You can view the video on our YouTube channel. It also features a…

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Quick Quake iPad app now in the App Store

We are proud to announce the availability of Quick Quake for iPad in the App Store from today. It’s a free app that can be used by seismologists to access event notifications generated by their Quick Quake-enabled eqServer data archives, but it can also be used by anyone who wants to play with…

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Quick Quake iPad app preview

Head over to our newly created YouTube channel to get a preview of our iPad app that will be officially launched at the AGU Fall Meeting in December 2013 in San Francisco.

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Melbourne’s Earthquakes

The recent earthquakes that have been felt in Melbourne serve as a reminder to the population that Australia does have earthquakes regularly, although not as often as in other parts of the world such as New Zealand. On average, there are several earthquakes in eastern Australia every day. In recent…

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Seismometers in Schools

Over 40 Australian schools have been equipped with professional-grade seismographs, adding to Australia’s earthquake observing network and educating high school students across the country.

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