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Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN) data: Northern California Earthquake Data Center (NCEDC)

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Abstract: Since 1967 the U.S. Geological Survey has operated the Northern California
Seismic Network (NCSN) to provide earthquake data for a wide range of research
topics and hazard-reduction activities. The NCSN is designed to detect all
local earthquakes having signal strength above the background level of
microseisms. The network configuration was motivated by the need to monitor
active faults and ... View entire text
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Description: Northern California Earthquake Catalog Search.

Description: The above URL provides information on NCSN data access, stations, channels,
equipment, and collaborations.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 35.0   E: -116.0   W: -124.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1967-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Varies with instrument
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints When you use data from the NCEDC, please provide a proper acknowledgement of
the data source. Please visit
for the appropriate data source acknowledgement.
Originating Center
Data Center
Northern California Earthquake Data Center, Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 510-642-0931
Fax: 510-643-5811
Email: bard at
Email: doug at
Contact Address:
Seismographic Station
475 McCone Hall, UC Berkeley
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA
Phone: +47 63 89 80 00
Fax: +47 63 89 80 50
Email: geir.braathen at
Contact Address:
Norweigan Institute for Air Research
PO BOX 100
City: Kjeller
Postal Code: N-2007
Country: NOrway
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-03-16
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