Nevada Seismological Laboratory


See our Earthquake Information page for the latest maps and info.

Our earthquake catalog is integrated with those of adjoining observatories, and available for searching at the Advanced National Seismic System at http://www.quake.geo.berkeley.edu/anss/catalog-search.html


Earthquake Catalog Search
Use the form below to select earthquake info from the catalog maintained by the Nevada Seismological Laboratory. This catalog was assembled for 1852-1979 to include felt events throughout western Nevada and eastern California, and since 1979 continues to include events having magnitudes above 2.0 in that area.

To search earthquake catalogs worldwide, go to: the National Earthquake Information Center


Simple Search:

List of Magnitude 3+ Earthquakes, 2000-present:

May take a few minutes.

Disclaimer about Events Near Yucca Mtn: Locations and magnitudes of seismic events within approximately 50 km of Yucca Mountain are preliminary information only. Please contact the Yucca Mountain Project Technical Library (URL = http://www.ocrwm.doe.gov/info_library/index.shtml) to obtain quality-assured technical data relating to seismic activity or other natural phenomena near Yucca Mountain. More warnings...

Advanced Search:

Text output from your selection will be limited automatically to the first 1,000 events output, a limit you can change below. Graphical maps can contain any number of events.

Input dataset: Output Type:

Max events returned in text list:

Start date,time:

End date,time:

Min magnitude: Max magnitude:

Depths are positive down from sea level:
Min depth (km): Max depth (km):

The default lat/lon box includes all of Nevada and some of California. To zoom the map, you will need to define a smaller lat/lon range below. Click here to view the coordinates of cities and towns in Nevada and eastern California.
Northern latitudes are positive:
Min latitude: Max latitude:

Western longitudes are negative, minimum is farthest west:
Min longitude: Max longitude:



Please allow several minutes for each search, and some searches may take much longer.
Repeatedly clicking the ``Submit'' button will only delay your and all other searches.

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Page maintained by J. Louie
Last updated: 16 December 2011