What's New# Fixed annotation link for Volcanoes Active This Week. Shows activity info now.
# Added Map Legend.
# Changed earthquake location icons from 3 colours (green, yellow, red) to 8, depending on an earthquake magnitude.
# Added on option for silent alerts.
# Fixed occasional crash on start-up due to the issues with in-app-purchases.
# Fixed a plate boundary smudge near Iceland.
# Made map buttons larger - easier to tap now.
# Minor bug fixes.
App Description# MOST POWERFUL Earthquake App in the App Store!
# Reached TOP 10 in Weather Category in More Than 60 countries!
Why is Oz Quake better than other apps?
# We keep improving Oz Quake all the time, so you get more and more features.
We have added many features over past 18 months and with your feedback we are making Oz Quake the best earthquake app in the world!
# You can register many places of interest to receive FREE push notifications for the selected locations.
You will always stay on top of all the earthquake activity you are interested in and will not get overloaded with the alerts you do not need. You can add locations by searching them by name on Add My Place screen or by touching and holding the map.
# The only app in the App Store to display volcanic activity. Show active volcanoes by turning on this option via Settings | Map Options screen.
There is a connection between earthquakes and volcanoes, we would like our users to be aware of not only seismic, but also volcanic activity in their region.
# One of a few apps to display tectonic plates boundaries (via Settings | Map Options).
See where the tectonic plates are rubbing each other - maybe this is in your backyard!
# The only app in the store to show nuclear power plants (via Settings | Map Options).
Interested if there are any nuclear plants where the last earthquake hit? Check it out now!
# The only app in the store to display seismic stations (via Settings | Map Options).
Want to know where the stations collecting the seismic data are? Easy with Oz Quake!
# App uses many global data sources:
- US Geological Survey (USGS),
- European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC),
- GeoScience Australia,
- GeoNet (NZ),
- Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (GFZ),
- Natural Resources Canada (NRC),
- British Geological Survey (BGS).
No matter what locations of interest you chose there will be an up-to-date earthquake data for you.
# App supports multiple languages.
If your native language is not English, but Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, French or Russian, we have translated the app so you can navigate it with ease.
# iPad support.
If your have an iPad, we made our app work on larger screen for you to have a bigger map so you can see more earthquakes at once.
# Seamless SMS, Email, Facebook and Twitter integration
Be social - let other people know about earthquakes! You can comment on an event, share it or mark it as "Felt" to let your friends and relatives know you are OK.
# Standard, Satellite and Hybrid maps.
You can switch between Standard, Satellite and Hybrid maps to see where exactly the earthquake's epicentre was.
# The app shows the list and the map of all noticeable (magnitude 4.0 and above) earthquakes for the whole world and of any earthquake activity for your locations of interest.
If you missed an alert you will be able to see recent earthquakes and their details.
# You can customize search filter or alert settings (available via in-app-purchase) to make the app even more useful.
If you do not want to see too many earthquakes or receive too many alerts you can easily change this.
# Set custom sounds for the alerts (available via in-app-purchase).
All iOS alerts sound the same - make use of provided custom sounds to notice important earthquake notifications.
# You can sort the list of recent earthquakes by Date, Magnitude, Distance or Depth.
If you want to look at the strongest or the closest earthquakes for the past week - you can easily do it!
# You can look at seismic activity history (available via in-app-purchase) by changing Period End Date in Custom Filter section.
You can go back in time and look at the earthquakes that happened in the past (at the moment data is limited to last 18 months).
Download Oz Quake app now and see for yourself!
April 23, 2014 New version 1.8.9
March 14, 2014 New version 1.8.7
February 26, 2014 New version 1.8.6
February 19, 2014 New version 1.8.5
January 29, 2014 New version 1.8.4
November 26, 2013 New version 1.8.1
October 08, 2010 Initial Release