Demo: Worldwide Earthquakes

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  • name: Demo: Worldwide Earthquakes

  • description: This demo presents a geographic map of earthquakes around the world within the past seven days (magnitude > 5).
  • creator(s): Sarah Magidson
  • created: 2009/07/31
  • modified: 2010-5-19

live demo here

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Interesting Observations

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.

Technical Highlights

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

Facts about Demo: Worldwide EarthquakesRDF feed
Data sourceDataset 34  +
Dcterms:created31 July 2009  +
Dcterms:creatorSarah Magidson  +
Dcterms:descriptionThis demo presents a geographic map of earthquakes around the world within the past seven days (magnitude > 5).
Dcterms:modified2010-5-19
Foaf:depictionhttp://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/w/images/d/d1/Qkwk.png  +
Foaf:nameDemo: Worldwide Earthquakes
ImageQkwk.png  +
Live demoHttp://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/demo/static/demo-34-magnitude5.html  +
Skos:altLabelDemo: Worldwide Earthquakes  +, demo: worldwide earthquakes  +, and DEMO: WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKES  +
Sparqlhttp://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/sparql/demo-34-magnitude5.sparql  +
Technology usedRDF  +, SPARQL  +, SparqlProxy  +, Google Visualization API  +, Google Visualization GeoMap  +, and TWDG's CSV-to-RDF web service  +
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