EMC

The IRIS Earth Model Collaboration (EMC) Horizontal Slice Viewer.

Data Visualizations

The USArray Ground Motion Visualization (GMV)

Latest Major Earthquake Information

Magnitude 7.2 - Kamchatka, Russia

Key Announcements

2015 Board of Directors Election Results
Read More

2017 Distinguished Lectureship - Call for Nominations
Read More

IRIS Releases A Call for Concepts for a Wavefield Demonstration Experiment
Read More

IRIS Issues Strategic Plan
Read More

NSF Issues ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter About the SAGE and GAGE Recompetition
Read More

Donate to the David Simpson Fund for Innovation
Read More

IRIS News RSS

2016-01-06
Check Out the Special Event Web Page on the N. Korean Nuclear Test
More information will be added to the web page as it becomes available.
Read More

2015-09-25
EarthScope Magnetotelluric Transportable Array Reaches the Atlantic Ocean
The EarthScope USArray Magnetotelluric Transportable Array (MT-TA) reached a major milestone when it installed a station in Jekyll Island, Georgia. This is the first MT-TA station to reach the Atlantic coast.
Read More

2015-09-24
USArray Short Course Was a Huge Success
Twenty-eight students from 26 institutions participated in this year’s IRIS-organized short course on USArray data processing that was hosted by Indiana University in Bloomington.
Read More

2015-09-18
IRIS Publishes 2015 Annual Report
Download a copy to see the ways in which IRIS is continuing to advance discovery, research, and education to understand our planet and benefit society.
Read More

View Past IRIS News

Recent Major EarthquakesRSS

January 30, 2016
Kamchatka, Russia - 7.2

January 24, 2016
Southern Alaska - 7.1

December 7, 2015
Tajikistan - 7.2

December 4, 2015
SE Indian Ridge - 7.1

November 24, 2015
Peru - 7.6

Full Lists of Recent Earthquakes USGS

PASSCAL/Flex Array Experiments RSS

LeConte Glacier
Passive seismometers will be used to study iceberg calving and subglacial discharge at LeConte Glacier, a tidewater glacier located in Southeast Alaska. Read more

Pryor_Cornell
Determine if seismic arrays can be used to simultaneously measure wind gusts, wind turbine wakes, and wind turbine vibration... Read more

SPE5
This is an experiment to reoccupy Transportable Array (TA) sites around the Nevada National Security Site (formerly known as the Nevada Test Site) where the largest in a series of chemical explosions will be conducted... Read more

SPE5
This is an experiment to reoccupy Transportable Array (TA) sites around the Nevada National Security Site (formerly known as the Nevada Test Site) where the largest in a series of chemical explosions will be conducted... Read more

Map of PASSCAL Experiments
Current and future experiments.

EarthScope / USArray Status

USArray Map
Earthscope Click the map above for a more detailed view.

USArray Homepage