Earthquake Studies Office

The Earthquake Studies Office (ESO), located in Butte, Montana, on the Montana Tech campus, is on the third floor of the Natural Resources Building (NRB) which is on the north side of Granite/Park Street at the west end of campus.

The Earthquake Studies Office of the MBMG operates the Montana Regional Seismic Network, a network of 42 permanent seismic stations located throughout western Montana. Click on any of the triangles to view additional data.



About

Earthquake Studies Office: Location, Resource, Mission, History

About


Recent Earthquakes

Recent seismic events listed on the USGS earthquake page, including those contributed by the ESO.

Recent Earthquakes


Past Earthquakes

Visit the MBMG web mapping application devoted to past seismic activity in Montana.

Past Earthquakes


Live Seismograms

Seismic recordings from "Webicorders" for Montana network, and other selected seismic stations, for the history of the stations.

Webicorders


Seismic Hazards

ESRI Story Map describing historic earthquakes and current MBMG montoring and preparedness efforts.

Earthquake Story Map


Seismic Network

A map showing the location of all seismograph stations used to locate Montana seismicity and a listing of Montana Regional Network Station names, codes, locations, and opening dates.

Network


Did you feel it?

Report an earthquake you felt

Report an Earthquake


Seismicity

Earthquake patterns in Montana

Seismicity


Glossary

A glossary of seismological and earthquake geology terms.

Glossary


Understand Seismograms

Learn how to read and understand the seismograms provided by MBMG.

Learn to Read


Other Resources

Links to other seismic resources on the internet.

View Sites


Earthquake Safety

Personal and family earthquake safety tips

Earthquake Safety