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Earthquake catalogs compiled for the USGS National Seismic Hazard Models

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Mueller, C.S., 2018, Earthquake catalogs compiled for the USGS National Seismic Hazard Models: US Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7P26X4R.

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) national seismic hazard models (NSHM) consider two kinds of earthquake sources. Specific faults are modeled where possible. Where faults cannot be identified or characterized, alternative sources can be developed from seismicity catalogs. In a paper submitted to Seismological Research Letters ("Related External Resources", below), we describe a methodology that has been developed at the USGS for making earthquake catalogs for seismic hazard analysis. In this data release we provide the catalogs for the conterminous U.S. that accompany the SRL article. A new catalog is assembled from several preexisting catalogs. Moment magnitudes and related parameters for modeling seismicity rates are calculated. [...]

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Charles S Mueller
Originator :
Charles S Mueller
Data Owner :
Earthquake Hazards Program
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U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Earthquake Hazards Program
USGS Mission Area :
Natural Hazards

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7P26X4R

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