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IRIS Special Report: The Nisqually Earthquake, February 28, 2001

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Abstract: The above is a compilation of different data sets on the Nisqually
Earthquake which occurred near Seattle, Washington on February 28,
2001. The compilation is presented online as a special report from
the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Consortium. The
report includes sample seismograms, principal earthquake parameters
(from the University of Washington), predicted P-Wave travel times
(from the USGS), maps of historic seismicity (from the USGS), 3-D
visualizations of the location of the event, and links to further
information. Please see the Related URL below.
Related URL
Description: This is the location of the special report on the Nisqually
Earthquake from the IRIS Consortium.
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Caption:  Static 3-D VRML view of the event's location
Description:  Static 3-D VRML view of the location of the Nisqually Earthquake,
viewed from the south east

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.15   S: 47.15   E: -122.72   W: -122.72
Max Depth: 52.4 KM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: The IRIS Consortium
Dataset Title: IRIS Special Report: The Nisqually Earthquake, February 28, 2001
Dataset Publisher: The IRIS Consortium
Data Presentation Form: Text, Images, Maps
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-02-28
Stop Date: 2001-02-28
ISO Topic Category
SEISMOGRAPHS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints None.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 206 547-0393
Email: tim at
Contact Address:
IRIS Data Management System
1408 NE 45 St, Suite 201
City: Seattle
Postal Code: WA 98105
Country: United States
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: HTML
Fees: None
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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