Netherlands Seismic Station Magnitude Completeness Map

The seismic magnitude of completeness map shows the distribution of seismic stations in the Netherlands with the magnitude contours. The contours represent the minimum magnitude of an earthquake that can be detected and localised by the seismic network. All earthquakes with a magnitude above 2.0 can be detected across the Netherlands. The map is updated periodically, for example after a network expansion.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name Netherlands_earthquake_magnitude_completeness_map
Dataset version 1
Dataset edition 1.0
Dataset manager Pauline Kruiver
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2021-10-15T00:00:00Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 54.5
East bound longitude 7.5
South bound latitude 50.5
West bound longitude 3.25
Dataset start time 2021-10-15
Dataset end time Unlimited
Update frequency biannually
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::Netherlands_earthquake_magnitude_completeness_map/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 March 28, 2022, 12:43 (UTC)