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
Author Jesper Spetzler
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version 1
Last Updated September 13, 2021, 09:40 (UTC)
Created September 13, 2021, 09:40 (UTC)
Dataset name seismic_shakemaps
Dataset version 1
East bound longitude 7.202048
File identifier dea602d9-e1f2-4003-a7f8-7258ea53c1d1
From 2012-08-16T08:30:33
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::seismic_shakemaps/1/
Linage statement KNMI department R&D seismology and acoustics
North bound latitude 53.609034
Publication timestamp 2016-10-07T09:28:09
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude 53.012058
Status onGoing
Until Unlimited
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation No use limitations.
West bound longitude 6.279166