World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

Data Center Description
The mission of the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) is to
rapidly determine location and size of all destructive earthquakes
worldwide and to immediately disseminate this information to concerned
national and international agencies, scientists, and the general
public. As World Data Center for Seismology, Denver, the NEIC compiles
and maintains an extensive, global seismic database on earthquake
parameters and their effects that serves as a solid foundation for
basic and applied earth science research.


[Summary provided by the USGS.]