Earthquakes in 2015

Description

Information on earthquakes worldwide in 2015 with a magnitude greater than 3 on the Richteer scale. The variables are just a subset of the variables available at the source

Format

A data frame with 19777 observations on the following 22 variables.

time

a factor with time of the earthquake

latitude

a numeric vector giving the decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes

longitude

a numeric vector giving the decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes

depth

Depth of the event in kilometers

mag

The magnitude for the event

place

a factor giving a textual description of named geographic region near to the event.

type

a factor with levels earthquake mining explosion rock burst

Source

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Examples

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