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Southern California Earthquake Data

earth observation earthquakes seismology


This dataset contains ground motion velocity and acceleration seismic waveforms recorded by the Southern California Seismic Network (SCSN) and archived at the Southern California Earthquake Data Center (SCEDC). A Distributed Acousting Sensing (DAS) dataset is included.

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SCEDC herby grants the non-exclusive, royalty free, non-transferable, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce and publicly display in all media public data from the Southern California Seismic Network. Please cite the SCEDC (doi:10.7909/C3WD3xH1) and SCSN (doi:10.7914/SN/CI) for any research publications using this data.


Managed By

Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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How to Cite

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Usage Examples


Resources on AWS

  • Description
    Seismic waveform data (miniSEED format) and earthquake catalog (ascii)
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://scedc-pds/

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