Historical Earthquake Catalogue of Switzerland
Entry ID: HISTORICAL_EQ_CAT_SWITZ

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Summary
Abstract: The following is taken from the MECOS website,
http://hitseddb.ethz.ch:8080/ecos09/index.html.

The Swiss Seismological Service (SED) has prepared the earthquake
catalogue of Switzerland for publication on the Internet. It is an
extract of the computerised data bank of the SED and contains all
events with intensity V and higher, for which macroseismic
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Related URL
Description: This site is the homepage for the Swiss Seismological Service. Not only does it supply links to the Macroseismic Earthquake Catalogue of Switzerland, which is described here, but it also provides links to data on the latest earthquakes, interactive maps, monthly bulletins for January 1998 through January 1999, and free software for seismicity analysis.

Description: The above URL is the location of the Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program from which the Global Seismic Hazard Map may be downloaded.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 45.0   E: 11.0   W: 5.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Swiss Seismological Service
Dataset Title: Macroseismic Earthquake Catalogue of Switzerland
Dataset Release Place: WWW
Dataset Publisher: Swiss Seismological Service
Data Presentation Form: table, text, map
Online Resource: http://hitseddb.ethz.ch:8080/ecos09/index.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1021-05-12
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.01 deg
Longitude Resolution: 0.01 deg
Quality The quality of the data within this historical earthquake database
is dependant upon the quality of the supporting data. The data may
have originated solely from historical sources or from a compilation
of a variety of secondary sources.
Access Constraints Data is available at no cost via the World Wide Web. The data set
source should be properly cited.
Use Constraints Data source should be properly cited by the user.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Swiss Seismological Service, Switzerland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.seismo.ethz.ch/
Dataset ID: Catalogue of Historical Earthquakes

Data Center Personnel
Name: WALTER KUENZLE
Phone: +41-1-633-3857
Fax: +41-1-633-1065
Email: kuenzle at seismo.ifg.ethz.ch
Contact Address:
Swiss Seismological Service
ETH-Hoenggerberg
City: Zurich
Postal Code: CH-8093
Country: Switzerland


Data Center Personnel
Name: DIETER MAYER-ROSA, PH.D.
Fax: +41-1-633-1065
Email: dieter at seismo.ifg.ethz.ch
Contact Address:
Swiss Seismological Service
ETH-Hoenggerberg
City: Zurich
Postal Code: CH-8093
Country: Switzerland


Data Center Personnel
Name: DONAT FAEH, PH.D.
Phone: +41-1-633-2658
Fax: +41-1-633-1065
Email: faeh at seismo.ifg.ethz.ch
Contact Address:
Swiss Seismological Service
ETH-Hoenggerberg
City: Zurich
Postal Code: CH-8093
Country: Switzerland
Distribution
Distribution Media: ELECTRONIC
Distribution Format: ASCII, PS
Fees: NONE
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-11-22
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