Shakemaps - grid files of seismic shakemaps for Groningen, the Netherlands

ShakeMaps of Peak Ground Acceleration (PGA), in units of %g; Peak Ground Velocity (PGV), in units of cm/s; and Pseudo-Spectral Acceleration (PSA), in units of %g. The KNMI publishes ShakeMaps for induced earthquakes with magnitude bigger than 2.0 in the province of Groningen. A ShakeMap is a representation of the actual ground shaking produced by an earthquake. The ShakeMap represents a combination of automatically recorded strong motion values, in the accelerometer stations around the epicenter of the earthquake, with the Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPE), for the places where there are no stations around. This GMPE is specially developed for Groningen (V4). More information about ShakeMaps can be found at:

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name seismic_shakemaps
Dataset version 1
Dataset edition 5
Dataset manager Jesper Spetzler
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2016-10-07T09:28:09Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 53.609034
East bound longitude 7.202048
South bound latitude 53.012058
West bound longitude 6.279166
Dataset start time 2012-08-16
Dataset end time Unlimited
Update frequency asNeeded
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::seismic_shakemaps/1/
Lineage statement KNMI department R&D seismology and acoustics
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update March 28, 2022, 12:44 (UTC)