Earthquake+ | Earthquakes Map, News, Alert, Info with Facebook and Twitter integration (former Oz Quake)
By Slava Barouline
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# THE BEST Earthquake App in the App Store!
# Reached TOP 10 in Weather Category in More Than 80 countries!
# FREE push notifications for multiple locations!
Why is our app better than other apps?
# We keep improving Earthquake+ all the time, so you get more and more features.
We have added many features over past 2 years and with your feedback we have made Earthquake+ THE BEST earthquake app in the world!
# You can register many places of interest to receive FREE push notifications for the selected locations.
You can add locations by searching them by name on Add My Place screen or by touching and holding the map.
# The only app in the App Store to display volcanic activity. Show active volcanoes by turning on this option via Menu | Map Options screen.
There is a connection between earthquakes and volcanoes, we would like our users to be aware of not only seismic, but also volcanic activity in their region.
# One of a few apps to display tectonic plates boundaries (via Menu | Map Options).
See where the tectonic plates are rubbing each other - maybe this is in your backyard!
# The only app in the store to show nuclear power plants (via Menu | Map Options).
Interested if there are any nuclear plants where the last earthquake hit? Check it out now!
# The only app in the store to display seismic stations (via Menu | Map Options).
Want to know where the stations collecting the seismic data are? Easy with Earthquake+!
# App uses many global data sources:
- US Geological Survey (USGS),
- European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC),
- GeoScience Australia,
- GeoNet (NZ),
- Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (GFZ),
- Natural Resources Canada (NRC),
- British Geological Survey (BGS).
No matter what locations of interest you chose there will be an up-to-date earthquake data for you.
# App supports multiple languages
If your native language is not English, but Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, French or Russian, we have translated the app so you can navigate it with ease.
# iPad support
If your have an iPad, we made our app work on larger screen for you to have a bigger map so you can see more earthquakes at once.
# Seamless SMS, Email, Facebook and Twitter integration
Be social - let other people know about earthquakes! You can comment on an event, share it or mark it as "Felt" to let your friends and relatives know you are OK.
# Standard, Satellite and Hybrid maps
You can switch between Standard, Satellite and Hybrid maps to see where exactly the earthquake's epicentre was.
# The app shows the list and the map of all noticeable (magnitude 4.0 and above) earthquakes for the whole world and of any earthquake activity for your locations of interest.
If you missed an alert you will be able to see recent earthquakes and their details.
# You can customize search filter or alert settings (available via in-app-purchase) to make the app even more useful.
If you do not want to see too many earthquakes or receive too many alerts you can easily change this.
# Set custom sounds for the alerts (available via in-app-purchase).
# You can sort the list of recent earthquakes by Date, Magnitude, Distance or Depth.
If you want to look at the strongest or the closest earthquakes for the past week - you can easily do it!
# You can look at seismic activity history (available via in-app-purchase) by changing Period End Date in Custom Filter section.
You can go back in time and look at the earthquakes that happened in the past (at the moment data is limited to last 2 years).
Download Earthquake+ now!!!
What's New in Version 2.0.6
# Renamed app to Earthquake+.
# Minor bug fixes.
If you like our app, please take the time to give us a nice review: it really helps.
My kids live in Hawaii which really isn't more than a few big rocks in the ocean. I can see if there are any major earthquakes that have potential for tsunami. I don't like the warning systems over (at least on the Big Island) the sirens only blare when the tsunami is a warning and not a watch. The Hilo side has many people that do not always have the ability to jump up and get to higher ground. Generally when the sirens go off, the panic begins. Stores and gas stations are packed and traffic is heavy to get to higher ground. Most people do not understand that the Indonesia tsunami went 20-30 miles inland. There needs to be much more public education on what to do. When I see a quake that is big enough to cause a wave then I let family and friends know and keep them informed throughout the day.
Still has problems
This app is fraught with bugs starting with the "free" upgrade. I could find no way to do the upgrade, so emailed the developer and they DID answer. But the screenshot sent does not look like anything I have.. Additionally if I try to BUY an upgrade, it asks me if I want to buy the entire package? I say NO, and nothing happens after that. It appears I can't spend money even if I want to.
Going back to the App Store, iTunes has no idea that OzQuake doesn't even know it's already installed and wants to do it again, but even with a fresh load you can not upgrade anything. There is allot of possibilities with this app but it's still broke and needs allot of background work.
Even though push notifications may get annoying if you wanna know about every single earthquake, this app deserves a good old 5/5 star rating! I rated this app 5 out of 5 stars because I can get info about earthquakes and even nuclear power plants in one single app! If I could, I'd rate it 6 out of 5 stars! Too bad you can't, but that's OK.
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- Category: Weather
- Updated: Mar 01, 2015
- Version: 2.0.6
- Size: 43.4 MB
- Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
- Seller: Slava Barouline
- © 2010-15 Slava Barouline
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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