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The Earthquake View Map

This red box contains a map showing all recent earthquakes, which are represented by colored circles. The larger the circle, the larger the magnitude of the earthquake. The Map Key below the map provides more information about the meaning behind the circles. In order to select a particular earthquake to find out more information about it, simply click on the appropriate circle on the map or choose an earthquake from the box, which is discussed in further detail in the green box below. You can switch map views by using the buttons directly below.

World Map with Recent Earthquakes Map Key