How do you view a live earthquake map of the world?


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Quakes offers a live earthquake map for earthquakes around the world. The United States Geological Survey, or USGS, also offers detailed information in their live map.

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Quakes catalogs all recent seismic activity by location, date, magnitude and source. Its data combines several major databases of seismic activities. The website also has other maps that detail other catastrophic environmental activities, including forest fires, disease outbreaks, terrorism predictions and border security issues.

The USGS earthquake map shows all recent earthquake events and color codes them by age, making the map easy to read. It also overlays all major geological fault lines on its map, indicating the areas most susceptible to geological activity.

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