Build Your Own Seismometer

Build Your Own Seismometer

With this DIY project you can record earthquakes from around the world. This is a well-documented build, but you will have to purchase some software to interface with your seismometer. This site is a good place to start your amateur seismology and research.

The following papers contain descriptions of a seismometer sensitive enough to detect and record earthquakes from around the world. It can be built using readily available parts from your local hardware store and from any general- purpose mail-order electronics supplier.

Build Your Own Seismometer – Link

Img413 872
SeisMac – Turn your Macbook into a seismograph – Link

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!


Ready to dive into the realm of hands-on innovation? This collection serves as your passport to an exhilarating journey of cutting-edge tinkering and technological marvels, encompassing 15 indispensable books tailored for budding creators.