Worldwide Earthquakes

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This demo uses government data to get the latitude, longitude, magnitude, and location name of earthquakes in the past week. The result is an intensity map of earthquakes worldwide, with bigger and redder spots having higher magnitudes, happened in the past week.
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This demo uses Dataset 34 (Worldwide M1+ Earthquakes, Past 7 Days, Department of the Interior) to get the latitude, longitude, magnitude, and location name of earthquakes in the past week. The result is an intensity map of earthquakes worldwide, with bigger and redder spots having higher magnitudes, happened in the past week.
  • some earthquakes happened in the ocean.

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The visualization used is the geomap. The data is kept up-to-date thanks to our real-time CSV-to-RDF converter http://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/ws/csv2rdf.php
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