International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

NQ: NetQuakes

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code NQ Operated by USGS Earthquake Science Center
Network name NetQuakes Deployment region United States
Start date Jan. 1, 2009 End date -
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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)
USGS Earthquake Science Center (2009): NetQuakes. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Other/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/NQ

Data Access

Data Availability

Data available from IRISDMC (IRIS Data Management Center) using FDSN Web Services. See for more information including data access tools.

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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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