Earthquake Intensity Zones
Entry ID: geodata_0058

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Summary
Abstract: The dataset shows earthquake intensity zones in accordance with the 1956 version of the Modified Mercalli Scale (MM). The intensity describes exclusively the effects of an earthquake on the surface of the earth and integrates numerous parameters (such as ground acceleration, duration of an earthquake, subsoil effects). It also includes historical earthquake reports. The risk grading is based on ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Earthquake Intensity Zones
Dataset Release Date: 2001-01-01
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1988-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Public
Data Center
Global Resource Information Database - Geneva, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.grid.unep.ch/

Data Center Personnel
Name: RONALD G. WITT
Phone: (+41-22) 917-8294/5
Fax: (+41-22) 917-8029
Email: Ron.Witt at grid.unep.ch
Contact Address:
International Environment House
City: Geneva
Postal Code: CH-1219
Country: SWITZERLAND
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-28
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