Earthquake Event
Entry ID: EQ-EV

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Summary
Abstract: Global Earthquake event data from GFZ Potsdam GEOFON project and from U.S.
Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program.
Related URL
Description: The Information System and Data Center for geoscientific data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 8848 M
Min Depth: 0 KM Max Depth: 1000 KM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: GEOFON
Dataset Title: GEOFON earthquake events
Dataset Series Name: GEOFON earthquake events
Dataset Release Place: GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Dataset Publisher: Department 2.4 Seismology
Data Presentation Form: text
Online Resource: http://www.gfz-potsdam.de/portal/-

Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS
Dataset Title: USGS earthquake events
Dataset Series Name: USGS earthquake events
Dataset Release Place: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program
Data Presentation Form: text
Online Resource: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-10-01
Location Keywords
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.1 km
Longitude Resolution: 0.1 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 500 meters - < 1 km
Vertical Resolution: 1 km
Vertical Resolution Range: 100 meters - < 1 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 s
Temporal Resolution Range: < 1 second
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
SEISMOMETERS Ancillary Description
Project
Quality The data set has been in extensive use for many years by many researchers and
has resulted in multiple publications.
Access Constraints Registration is required to access the data.
Use Constraints Data may not be used for commercial applications.
Data Set Progress
PLANNED
Originating Center
Data Center
Information System and Data Center, GeoForschungszentrum Potsdam, Germany Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://isdc.gfz-potsdam.de/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BERND RITSCHEL
Phone: +49-331-288-1685
Fax: +49-331-288-1703
Email: rit at gfz-potsdam.de
Contact Address:
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Daten- und Rechenzentrum
Telegrafenberg A3
City: Potsdam
Postal Code: 14473
Country: GERMANY
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet
Distribution Size: 5 KB
Distribution Format: DIF
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +49-331-288-1213
Fax: +49-331-288-1277
Email: hanka at gfz-potsdam.de
Contact Address:
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Telegrafenberg E229
City: Potsdam
Postal Code: 14473
Country: Germany
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-09-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-04
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