italy.quakes: An Italian Earthquake Catalog

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

A data frame with 2158 rows and 6 columns giving occurrence date, time, longitude, latitude, magnitude and depth of earthquakes occurred since 2005-04-16 till 2013-11-01 in Italy and its vicinity (6.15-19E and 35-48N) with magnitude greater than or equal to 3.

Usage

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Format

An object of class "data.frame" containing the following columns:

Source

Data are retrieved from the Italian Seismological Instrumental and Parametric Data Base (ISIDE) available at http://iside.rm.ingv.it by Marcello Chiodi and Giada Adelfio in the etasFLP package.

References

Marcello Chiodi and Giada Adelfio (2015). etasFLP: Mixed FLP and ML Estimation of ETAS Space-Time Point Processes. R package version 1.3.0. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=etasFLP.

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  # creat an earthquake catalog
  italy.cat <- catalog(italy.quakes, dist.unit="km")

  ## Not run: 
  plot(italy.cat)
## End(Not run)

  # set initial parameter values
  mu <- 1
  k0 <- 0.005
  c <- 0.005
  alpha <- 1.05
  p <- 1.01
  D <- 1.1
  q <- 1.52
  gamma <- 0.6
  # reparametrization: transform k0 to A
  A <- pi * k0 / ((p - 1) * c^(p - 1) * (q - 1) * D^(q - 1))
  param0 <- c(mu, A, c, alpha, p, D, q, gamma)

  ## Not run: 
  italy.fit <- etas(italy.cat, param0)
## End(Not run)

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