Earthquake Finder provides a visual display of recent earthquake activity on a 3D globe or 2D flat map of the world. Simple, easy to use interface shows the most recent day's quakes upon start. Take more control with pop-up controls to see the previous week's data plus recent volcanic activity. Tap an earthquake to see a list of nearby quakes. For each earthquake in the list the latitude, longitude, magnitude, and depth are displayed. Tap the latitude/longitude to view its location in your browser. Tap a volcano to see a list of nearby volcanoes.

Recent earthquake data is obtained from a USGS data feed and is updated every 5 minutes (requires an internet connection). Data controls allow the user to select a combination of earthquake magnitudes, focus depths and times (one day to one week). Recent volcanic activity or historical earthquake data may also be displayed. Map controls allow you to select which type of plate boundaries are displayed as well as different maps that show physiographic features, continents, or countries. Explore the relationship between earthquakes, volcanoes and tectonic plate boundaries by dynamically selecting these features.

What's New

Version 1.4

updated USGS data URLs, iOS improvements

Ratings and Reviews

great educational tool for inquiry based learning


This app provides an easy to understand summary of world-wide earthquakes that have occurred within the last 7 days (or less). Control panels allow you to control the magnitude of earthquakes displayed as well as the "time since" the earthquakes occurred.

Now a universal app with new features including a list of quakes at a location sorted by time and links to maps in your browser!

The plate tectonic boundaries are shown so that it is easy to see the relationship between earthquakes and plate tectonics. Explore this relationship with the physiographic map, boundary overlays, volcanic data, and earthquake depths. Other maps help to visualize world geography.


Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc.
24.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc.


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