LastQuake is the official phone application of the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). Designed by seismologists, the LastQuake application is dedicated to alerting populations and gathering testimonies in real time. In only a few minutes, EMSC is thus able to estimate earthquake effects.

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.

The peculiarity of EMSC lies in its method of earthquake detection, which is based on:
- Earthquake witnesses, who are the first to feel an earthquake, and therefore 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.

Because information and communication are cornerstones in preventing risky behaviors, EMSC contributes to the reduction of seismic risk by providing to the general public:
- real-time information
- Post-earthquake safety tips
- SMS service that allows victims to notify their loved ones.

* Real-time information and data
* Customizable notifications (destructive earthquakes, earthquakes near you)
* Access to comments, photos and videos by witnesses
* Allows the sharing of information on social media
* Can send SMS to your loved ones if you are in the area impacted by an earthquake
* Provides post-earthquake safety tips

This is an ad-free app!

What’s New

Version 2.0.1

Fix iPhone X Display

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
363 Ratings

363 Ratings

93838383 ,

Awesome earthquake app, one of the best out there!

This app is definitely one of the best out there! Every time a significant earthquake occurs, this app will almost immediately add it to their database! Not only that, but the app allows users to submit “felt reports”, in which users who have felt the quake can report their experiences, such as how it felt like and what kind of effects the earthquake caused (damages and such). I find that feature amazing. Also, if the earthquake was strong enough to cause a potential tsunami, this app links you to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center’s website, so you can assess the risk!

These are just some of the features you can find on the app. Overall, it’s an amazing app, and you should definitely download it if you live in an earthquake prone area, or even if you are just interested by earthquakes in general.

Thank you EMSC for your service!

Developer Response ,

What could I add to such a review! Just thank you for your appreciation

Bgwnr ,

Best earthquake app

LastQuake is the best of several apps I’ve tried to get good, up-to-date info on earthquakes. I live in California, so this is important to me. You can customize it to only notify you of quakes above a certain strength. During July 2019, when there was a series of earthquakes in southern Calif, it was the first app to notify me and provided good maps and even reports from users in SoCal who experienced shaking.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your appreciation and good luck for the aftershocks

ElishevaWeitzman ,

Helpful and user friendly app

I’m a California resident, so this app is a must. Tracks seismic activity and records earthquakes by category — “Significant,” “Near Me,” and “All.” Gives precise geographic location coordinates and measurement of recorded seismic activity. Color coded to indicate severity of quake. An icon with a wave inside a triangle appears whenever a tsunami warning is issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Association.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your appreciation and kind message


Ctre Sismologique Euro Mediterraneen
14.2 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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