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Our Volcanoes & Earthquakes App for Android get it here

Get the app on google play store
Get the app on google play store
Map with volcanoes and earthquakes
Earthquake list
Filter setting
Detail info about a volcano on the map

About this app

Volcanoes & Earthquakes shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes on a map and as list.
You can filter the data shown in various ways, e.g. by magnitude or age of earthquakes, the distance from your location, the status of volcanoes and so on.

The original earthquake / volcano data can be found with more detail on www.volcanodiscovery.com. Earthquake data are continuously being collected and updated from various public sources, mainly international agencies such as USGS, GFZ, EMSC and many others (currently more than 25 sources).

Features

  • See currently erupting volcanoes on a map
  • Complete volcano lists by name / country / activity level (from v. 1.4)
  • Get most recent volcano news
  • Optional volcano alerts (push notifications) (from v.. 1.8)
  • Volcanic Ash Advisories (VAAC) for fast lookup of ongoing / new volcanic eruptions with ash emission (from v. 1.4)
  • Recent earthquakes worldwide for up to 7 days (incl. magnitudes 1.5 or higher for many regions)
  • Earthquake alerts (customized notifications) (from v. 1.6)
  • Earthquakes near active volcanoes
  • Tectonic plate boundaries (major fault zones) (from v. 1.9)
  • Multiple data sources (more than 25 national and international agencies)
  • Filter earthquakes according to magnitude, age and distance
  • Earthquakes over magnitude 6 for the past year
  • Show alternative data sources for quakes where available
  • Option for automatic data-updates in background (added in v. 1.2)
  • Submit / read experience reports ("I-felt-an-earthquake") (if an earthquake near your location could have been strong enough to be felt)
  • Show "I-felt-an-earthquake" reports on map along with quake (from v. 1.4)
  • Detail information about each earthquake in list
  • Smallest data format to save bandwidth
  • Offline access with cached data

Changelog

9 Dec 2016 - Version 1.9.4:
- filter/show earthquake depth
- upload photos for I-felt-it reports

19 July 2016 - Version 1.9.3:
- maintenance update

20 May 2016 - Version 1.9.2:
- code optimizations
- bug fixes

16 May 2016 - Version 1.9.1:
- map scale bar
- total event count in list
- filter magnitude 7 (for quakes / reports up to 1 year back)
- new navigation modes for some activities
- bug fixes

13 May 2016 - Version 1.9:
- tectonic plate boundaries (major fault zones)
- map settings window
- improved caching & navigation
- significant data bandwidth reduction
- bug fixes

24 Mar 2016 - Version 1.8.4:
- improved data compression for 30-50% bandwidth savings
- server-side improvements to faster process quakes

3 Mar 2016 - Version 1.8.3:
- cleaned up escape character "\" in location names

29 Feb 2016 - Version 1.8.1/2:
- bug fixes (database crash when updating to 1.8)
- lights on/off for notification settings fixed
- A-Z list bottom cut-off fixed

28 Feb 2016 - Version 1.8:
- volcano alerts (notifications)
- code & battery consumption improvements
- minor bug fixes (e.g. distance filter problems when no location available)

9 Feb 2016 - Version 1.7:
- latest volcano update in single view
- Spanish, Japanese and Chinese translations
- minor bug fixes

30 Jan 2016 - version 1.6.4
- German translation
- improved display of volcano list view

29 Jan 2016
- Italian translation - versione italiana

24 Jan 2016 - version 1.6.3
- optional sound with notifications

23 Jan 2016 - version 1.6.2
- push notifications
- bug fixes

21 Jan 2016 - version 1.6.1
- added alert sleep options for night-owls;-)

20 Jan 2016 - Version 1.6:
- earthquake alerts (custom notifications)
- improved code
- minor bug fixes

5 Dec 2015 - version 1.5.2
- show list of earthquakes you might have felt
- color scheme for earthquake list (optional)
- bug fixes

30 Nov 2015 - version 1.5.1
- show alternative data sources for earthquakes where available
- added filter option magnitude 2 for earthquakes
- horizontal scroll enabled for magnitude filter settings in small screens
- direct link to facebook page for comments
- bug fixes

18 Nov 2015 - Version 1.5:
- option to upgrade to "PRO"-version
- improved filters and settings menu
- minor bug fixes

13 Nov 2015 - version 1.4.1:
- added link to volcano webcam tool
- added various data sources (for quakes in Argentina, Serbia, Japan)
- minor bug fixes

9 Nov 2015 - Version 1.4:
- complete volcano lists & infos by name / by country
- earthquake "I-felt-an-earthquake" reports shown on map (optional feature to enable in settings)
- listing of Earthquakes near active volcanoes (optional feature)
- Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAAC) reports for fast lookup in case of ongoing or new volcano eruptions
- minor bug fix (calculation of estimated intensity sometimes went wrong)
- code improvements

3 Nov 2015: minor server-side fix
A small server-side code bug resulted in a short interruption in fetching new earthquakes by the app. Fixed.

25 Oct 2015 - Version 1.3.1 / 1.3.2:
- lowered compatibility requirements
- minor bug fix

24 Oct 2015 - Version 1.3:
- added legend
- improved status bar (showing total nr of volcanoes & earthquakes in database)
- minor bug fixes
- code optimizations

22 Oct 2015 - Version 1.2.1:
- minor fix (faster location service)
- added data source PHILVOLCS (earthquakes in the Philippines)

20 Oct 2015 - Version 1.2:
- added option to auto-update / download new data in background
- small fixes

12 Oct 2015 - Version 1.1:
- include earthquakes >M6 for the past year
- optimized earthquake data download
- improved filter settings
- minor bugfixes (e.g. latitude was taken as longitude in a routine by mistake)

12 Oct 2015
- added earthquakes from IRSC (Iranian Seismological Center, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran)
- added earthquakes from CEIC ( China Earthquake Network Centre)

30 Sep 2015
First release (version 1.0)

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Disclaimer

Although we collect data carefully and maintain the application as well as possible, there is no warranty for correctness or completeness of the information and the functionality of the app.
The app has no governmental affiliation and should not be used for disaster prevention, planning and other serious businesses.
 

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