Earthquakes - complete catalogue for the Netherlands and near surrounding

This dataset contains the location (epicentre), origin time (UTC), magnitude, depth [km] and type of all the earthquakes in and around the Netherlands. The location of the epicentre has an uncertainty of approx. 1 kilometer (horizontal). The type of earthquake distinguishes between natural (tectonic) earthquakes and induced earthquakes. The seismic network of the KNMI consists of geophones in boreholes (up to 300 m depth), accelerometers, and "broadband" seismometers.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name aardbevingen_catalogus
Dataset version 1
Dataset edition 3
Dataset manager Gert-Jan van den Hazel
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2016-09-01T09:01:47Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 54.3
East bound longitude 8.43
South bound latitude 49.0
West bound longitude 2.0
Dataset start time 1900-01-01
Dataset end time Unlimited
Update frequency asNeeded
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::aardbevingen_catalogus/1/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Lineage statement KNMI department R&D seismology and acoustics
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update April 6, 2022, 13:03 (UTC)