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Global Earthquake Hazard Frequency and Distribution

Abstract: Global Earthquake Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute global utilizing Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) Earthquake Catalog

data of actual earthquake events exceeding 4.5 on the Richter scale during the time period 1976 through 2002. To produce the final output, the frequency of an earthquake hazard is

calculated for each grid cell, and the resulting grid cells are ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a means of assessing the relative distribution and frequency of global earthquake hazard.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27