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Global Earthquake Mortality Risks and Distribution
Entry ID: CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_EQUAKE_MRD


Summary
Abstract: Global Earthquake Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid utilizing Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) Earthquake Catalog data of

actual earthquake events exceeding 4.5 on the Richter scale during the time period 1976 through 2002. To produce the final output, the frequency of an earthquake hazard is calculated for

each grid cell, and the resulting grid cells are then ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a means of assessing the relative distribution and frequency of global earthquake hazard.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
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