See the globe at a glance. This convenient map from the National Earthquake Information Center shows only major events. If it's slow, try the other world maps listed below.
Instant access to all 50 states and Puerto Rico, from the U.S. Geological Survey. Click anywhere for a closeup map of that area.
Teh U.S. Geological Survey will send you e-mail whenever a significant earthquake occurs.
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center server may be less busy than the USGS site.
This USGS site shows events in both states within 5 minutes of significant quakes. If it's slow try the mirror sites in Pasadena or the SCEC.
This US Geological Survey map should be very handy immediately after a major California earthquake.
This map from the Geological Survey Canada is updated every hour.
Events from the Great Plains to Florida and the Eastern Seaboard, from the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) in Memphis. Try it if the USGS server is slow.
Updated 5 minutes after significant quakes, this map lets you zoom in on any event. Mirrored at the SCEC.
Live seismograms from 34 stations around the world are the closest you can get to the shaking.
Fresh every 15 minutes from the Berkeley Digital Seismic Network of northern California.
The U.S. Geological Survey collects your reports of how a quake felt at your location—just enter it at this site!
San Francisco area events are shown here 5 minutes later, also mirrored in Southern California and Yahoo!.
A world map updated every ten minutes, plus live telemetry from seismographs around the globe. Hosted by the U.S. Geological Survey office in Albuquerque, it may be a better choice if other sites are slow.
A live world map showing recent events with easy access to seismic station records. Includes a handy link to Google News. This IRIS site is perfect for the hard-core user.