International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

NQ: NetQuakes

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code NQ Operated by
  • U.S. Geological Survey
Network name NetQuakes Deployment region United States of America
Start year 1989 End year -
Network Website http://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring/netquakes/
Short description

The Netquakes project was developed to help achieve a denser and more uniform recording of shaking in select urban areas . These measurements improve our ability to make rapid post-earthquake assessments of expected damage and contribute to the continuing development of engineering standards for construction.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.7914/SN/NQ
Citation
U.S. Geological Survey (1989): NetQuakes. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Dataset/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/NQ

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Additional Notes Data from other NetQuake instruments using different network codes (i.e., NC, CI, UW, and others) may be retrieved at the IRIS DMC using the virtual network code "_NETQUAKES".

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