nsf_global_seismicity

A map of earthquakes from 2000 to 2008 of magnitude of 5.0 and above. The locations reveal the boundaries of Earth’s major tectonic plates.

A map of earthquakes from 2000 to 2008 of magnitude of 5.0 and above. The locations reveal the boundaries of Earth’s major tectonic plates.

Photo Credit: LISA CHRISTIANSEN, CALTECH TECTONICS OBSERVATORY