Earthquakes - facts and figures for the Groningen gas field

This dataset contains the number of earthquakes, incident-parameters and trend-parameters from the earthquakes in the KNMI catalogue that took place on the Groningen gas field. The number of earthquakes are categorized by year and magnitude. The incident-parameters are the maximum PGA and PGV values of the last earthquake with magnitude >= 2.0 processed by KNMI's RRSM system. The trend-parameters (number of earthquakes and maximum earthquake density) are computed following the definition by SodM. Disclaimer: New earthquakes are assigned to the Groningen gas field by means of an automatic procedure, based on the location. It is possible that, after manual analysis, the quake is nevertheless attributed to another source of induced seismicity, as a result of which the list of earthquakes belonging to the Groningen gas field may change.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name aardbevingen_cijfers
Dataset version 1
Dataset edition 2
Dataset manager Gert-Jan van den Hazel
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2020-07-01T00:00:00Z
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 2020-06-09
Dataset end time Unlimited
Update frequency continual
Status completed
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::aardbevingen_cijfers/1/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Lineage statement data processed by campaign participants, details available from system managers
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update March 28, 2022, 12:43 (UTC)