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25 Global Links Related to Earthquakes (databases-maps)

Updated on April 28, 2015
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Has studied astrology/historical seismology since the late '70s in San Francisco. Published in the ISAR International Astrologer in 2012.

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Worldwide Earthquakes during past 7-30 days (map/list at USGS web site):


GEOFON Extended Virtual Network (GEVN) real-time bulletin of current seismic events (GFZ, Potsdam, Germany) for past 2-3 days plus link at bottom of page to go back further in time.

http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/list.php

USGS Real-time Earthquake Map (past 7 or 30 days; custom search can go back as far as 1900; good for searches of largest earthquakes):

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/


Latest Earthquakes M4.0+ in the World - Past 30 days (IRIS):

http://www.iris.edu/seismon/eventlist/index.phtml


Earthquake Catalogs (recent decades to near current):


USGS Global Earthquake Search (1900 to the present)

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/epic/



Global CMT Catalog Search (1976 to the present)

http://www.globalcmt.org/CMTsearch.html


IRIS Seismic Query (1960 to the present)

http://www.iris.edu/SeismiQuery/sq-eventsmag.htm


Earthquake-Report.com (2011 to 2014 deadly/damaging earthquakes)

http://earthquake-report.com/2014/04/27/the-most-dangerous-earthquake-sensitive-countries-in-the-world/



20th and 21st Century Databases


Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) Catalog Search (1898 to the present)

http://www.ncedc.org/anss/catalog-search.html


International Seismological Centre (ISC) Event Catalogue Search (1903-present; last few years not complete)

http://www.isc.ac.uk/iscbulletin/search/catalogue/

ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900-2009)

http://www.isc.ac.uk/iscgem/overview.php

Centennial Earthquake Catalog:

http://sanonofresafety.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/centennial_plate15.pdf


20th and 21st Century Maps:



Seismicity of the Earth (1900-2010) maps (USGS):

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/world/seismicity_maps/index.php


Seismic Hazard Maps of the World (About.com):

http://geology.about.com/od/seishazardmaps/ss/World-Seismic-Hazard-Maps.htm


Seismic Hazard Maps and Data (USGS). Here you can even create your own local hazard and probability map:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/



Shake Maps (USGS):

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/shakemap/


Google Earth/KML Files (USGS):

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kml.php



Historical Earthquake Databases:


Dr. Tokuji Utsu (1928-2004), Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University, has been compiling "Catalog of Damaging Earthquakes in the World," which contains more than 10,000 destructive earthquakes in the world from 3000 B.C.

http://iisee.kenken.go.jp/utsu/index_eng.html




The Significant Earthquake Database (NOAA):

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/form?t=101650&s=1&d=1



Wikipedia "List of 20th-century earthquakes" (also has links to pre and post earthquakes)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_20th_century_earthquakes


Historical Earthquakes by Region:

Historical Earthquake Databases prior to the 20th Century:


A Catalogue of Destructive Earthquakes. A.D. 7 to A.D. 1899 (John Milne):

http://www.archive.org/stream/catalogueofdestr00britrich#page/12/mode/2up


The Earthquake Cataolog of The British Association by Robert Mallet (from the Transactions of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1852-1858) via Google Books:

http://books.google.com/books?id=e1d_nvF-i8EC&pg=PP44&dq#v=onepage&q&f=false


GHEA - Global Historical Earthquake Archive - A GEM Hazard Global Component (1008AD-1903AD)

http://www.emidius.eu/GEH/

http://www.emidius.eu/GEH/map.php


Other Related Websites:


Earthquake Seismometer Equations and Formulas Calculator (Energy to Magnitude)::

http://www.ajdesigner.com/phpseismograph/earthquake_seismometer_seismic_energy_magnitude.php


Earthquake Seismometer Equations & Formulas Calculator (Magnitude to Energy):

http://www.ajdesigner.com/phpseismograph/earthquake_seismometer_seismic_energy.php




RetroJoe's "Earthquake Weather Update" (a weekly online Earthquake related newspaper):

http://paper.li/f-1350418007


© 2012 Joseph Ritrovato

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