SeismicPortal FDSN event web service 1.0.1

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This documentation

available response representations:

/counts?starttime &endtime &minlatitude &maxlatitude &minlongitude &maxlongitude &minmagnitude &maxmagnitude &magtype &catalog &contributor &maxdepth &mindepth &latitude &longitude &maxradius &minradius &updatedafter &format &callback

Methods

GET

Return the total number of events found

request query parameters
parameter value description

starttime

date

limit to events occurring on or after the specified start time.Examples: starttime=2012-11-29 or 2012-11-29T00:00:00 or 2012-11-29T00:00:00.000

endtime

date

limit to events occurring on or before the specified end time

minlatitude

double

southern boundary

maxlatitude

double

northern boundary

minlongitude

double

western boundary

maxlongitude

double

eastern boundary

minmagnitude

double

Limit to events with a magnitude larger than or equal to the specified minimum

maxmagnitude

double

Limit to events with a magnitude smaller than or equal to the specified maximum

magtype

string

Type of Magnitude used to test minimum and maximum limits (case insensitive). Examples: Ml,Ms,mb,Mw

catalog

string

Specify the catalog from which origins and magnitudes will be retrieved. See available catalogs at : http://www.seismicportal/fdsnws/event/1/catalogs

contributor

string

Limit to events contributed by a specified contributor. See available catalogs at : http://www.seismicportal/fdsnws/event/1/contributors

maxdepth

double

Limit to events with depths equal to or less than the specified depth

mindepth

double

Limit to events with depths equal to or greater than the specified depth

latitude

double

Specify the central latitude point for a radial search

longitude

double

Specify the central longitude point for a radial search

maxradius

double

Specify maximum distance from the geographic point defined by latitude and longitude

minradius

double

Specify minimum distance from the geographic point defined by latitude and longitude

updatedafter

date

Limit to events updated after the specified time

format

string

One of:

  • quakeml (default)
  • json
  • jsonp

output format of the response. jsonp needs the callback param

callback

string

javascript callback method name. used when output format is jsonp

available response representations:

/query?starttime &endtime &minlatitude &maxlatitude &minlongitude &maxlongitude &minmagnitude &maxmagnitude &magtype &catalog &contributor &maxdepth &mindepth &latitude &longitude &maxradius &minradius &updatedafter &orderby &eventid &includearrivals &includeallmagnitudes &includeallorigins &limit &offset &format &callback

Methods

GET

Return the events found

request query parameters
parameter value description

starttime

date

limit to events occurring on or after the specified start time.Examples: starttime=2012-11-29 or 2012-11-29T00:00:00 or 2012-11-29T00:00:00.000

endtime

date

limit to events occurring on or before the specified end time

minlatitude

double

southern boundary

maxlatitude

double

northern boundary

minlongitude

double

western boundary

maxlongitude

double

eastern boundary

minmagnitude

double

Limit to events with a magnitude larger than or equal to the specified minimum

maxmagnitude

double

Limit to events with a magnitude smaller than or equal to the specified maximum

magtype

string

Type of Magnitude used to test minimum and maximum limits (case insensitive). Examples: Ml,Ms,mb,Mw

catalog

string

Specify the catalog from which origins and magnitudes will be retrieved. See available catalogs at : http://www.seismicportal/fdsnws/event/1/catalogs

contributor

string

Limit to events contributed by a specified contributor. See available catalogs at : http://www.seismicportal/fdsnws/event/1/contributors

maxdepth

double

Limit to events with depths equal to or less than the specified depth

mindepth

double

Limit to events with depths equal to or greater than the specified depth

latitude

double

Specify the central latitude point for a radial search

longitude

double

Specify the central longitude point for a radial search

maxradius

double

Specify maximum distance from the geographic point defined by latitude and longitude

minradius

double

Specify minimum distance from the geographic point defined by latitude and longitude

updatedafter

date

Limit to events updated after the specified time

orderby

string

One of:

  • time (default)
  • magnitude
  • time-asc
  • magnitude-asc
time (default)
magnitude
time-asc
magnitude-asc

eventid

long

includearrivals

boolean

Default: false

includeallmagnitudes

boolean

Default: false

includeallorigins

boolean

Default: false

limit

int

offset

int

Return results starting at the event count specified

format

string

One of:

  • quakeml (default)
  • json
  • jsonp

Specify output format. This is an EMSC extension to the FDSN specification

callback

string

javascript callback method name. used when output format is jsonp. This is an EMSC extension to the FDSN specification

available response representations:

/version

Methods

GET

Return the version number of this Web Services

available response representations:

/catalogs

Methods

GET

Return the available catalogs name

available response representations:

/contributors

Methods

GET

Return the contributors list

available response representations:

Representations

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application/json

application/javascript

application/xml

application/json

application/javascript

application/xml

text/plain

application/xml

application/xml