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About this app

LastQuake is a free, mobile application dedicated to alerting populations and gathering testimonies in real-time when an earthquake occurs. Designed by seismologists, LastQuake is the official app of the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). Thanks to the participative action of its users, only a few minutes are needed for the EMSC to estimate earthquake effects and notify the population.

[LastQuake is an ad-free app!]


∘ Real-time information and data
∘ Customizable notifications (destructive earthquakes, earthquakes near you)
∘ Access to comments, photos, and videos by eyewitnesses
∘ Information-sharing via social media
∘ SMS service to notify loved ones when in the area impacted by an earthquake
∘ Post-earthquake safety tips


∘ Interactive felt map
∘ Customizable notification test
∘ Earthquake notification through voice synthesizer
∘ Copy-paste available for comments
∘ Minor bugs fixed
∘ New languages available: Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech


Information and communication are cornerstones in preventing risky behaviors. EMSC contributes to the reduction of seismic risk by providing you with:

∘ real-time information
∘ post-earthquake safety tips
∘ SMS service that allows victims to notify their loved ones.


EMSC detects earthquakes using:

∘ Earthquake witnesses, who are the first to feel an earthquake, hence the first informed that an event is happening.
∘ Internet and mobile technologies, which allow rapid information collection of the effects observed by witnesses, who are asked to fill in a questionnaire and share photos and videos.

Want to learn more about our detection system? Watch this video:


LastQuake is a citizen science project. Your contribution helps refine our understanding of earthquake effects while fostering our support in disaster preparation and response.


EMSC is an international non-profit scientific NGO founded in 1975. Based in France, EMSC federates data from the seismological observatories of 86 institutes from 57 countries. While operating a real-time earthquake information service, EMSC advocates for public participation in scientific research. Its core product, LastQuake, paves the way for innovative approaches to building more disaster-resilient communities, making EMSC among the pioneers of disaster apps dedicated to earthquakes and tsunamis.
Updated on
Sep 12, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

37.2K reviews
Matty Matt
December 25, 2023
Firstly this is a fantastic app. I live in So Cali so quakes are virtually part of everyday life just about. I've used this app on 2 other phones and the app has been flawless! Great knowing what's going on before the news media does. I just upgraded to a new Google Pixel 8 Pro phone running Android 14 and I'm still getting the notifications of quakes like always, but when I tap the notification, the app is just a blank gray screen. Not sure if it's incompatible with the phone or Android 14...
15 people found this review helpful
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December 25, 2023
Hello, That's surprising I have the same phone as you and do not have any issue. Try to clear the cache (parameters->application->LastQuake), if it is not solved, try to reinstall it. If it's still fails send us screenshots and details at and we will solve it (early next year). Merry Christmas and stay safe
A Google user
April 15, 2020
I really like this app a lot. I like the interface, the graphics, and the info it gives. But sometimes it doesn't work like I expect it to. At times, some of the smaller aftershocks I was tracking disappear from the list. When I set it to only quakes near me, sometimes it still gives me info for places that are on the other side of the world. Sometimes it doesn't display at all. I've tried some other apps, but I keep coming back to this one. I just wished it worked more consistently.
95 people found this review helpful
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January 30, 2021
Hi Judy LastQuake can be slow due to huge traffic. We apologize. We're a not for profit NGO with free and ad-free services and doing the best with our means. We'd love to improve its services. If you can afford please donate or put a good rating to help us to secure sponsor. Thanks for your understanding
Bruce Bowden
April 8, 2021
App worked well until recently; I was able to see where quakes had occurred worldwide & what their severity was. Now, for reasons unknown, I receive no reports of any quakes anywhere... I just have a blank gray screen. (Android phone, if that matters). Tried uninstalling and re-installing the app, with no improvement. So, now I have an earthquake app that does nothing but occupy system resources. Thus, the one-star rating. Too bad, guys. App was good before, but went off the rails somewhere.
42 people found this review helpful
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April 9, 2021
Hello Bruce, Sorry to read this. Did you try to reboot the smartphone? If you did it already, please send us details (smartphone model, screenshots android version) at and we will investigate. Thanks UPDATE: Is it solved?

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