This API service summarizes earthquake reports from 9 different seismological institutes. The original master data is supplemented, analyzed, and published by IDEMC in a uniform, standard, GeoJSON format.

Limitation: Query time interval must be less than one minute. This will allow 1440 queries per day.

Resource URL

https://api.idemc.org/seism/v1/

Parameters

ParameterDescriptionOptionalDefault
api_key Authentication API key
limit Number of report True 50

Example

POST https://api.idemc.org/seism/v1/

Request

  {
    "api_key" : "xycvbnm234ztr"
}  

Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:49:21 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/seism/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Earthquake report",
        "status": 200,
        "message": "Data has been published",
        "api": "1.0.3",
        "count": 1,
        "auth": 1
    },
    "features": [
        {
            "id": "S2-185038",
            "type": "Feature",
            "geometry": {
                "type": "Point",
                "coordinates": [
                    -122.7913361,
                    38.8246651
                ]
            },
            "properties": {
                "main_category": "Geological Event",
                "sub_category": "earthquake",
                "main_category_code": "GE",
                "sub_category_code": "ERQ",
                "conf": "data",
                "infoId": "S2-185038",
                "event_date": "2020-06-11T07:40:36+00:00",
                "event_update": "2020-06-11T07:42:10+00:00",
                "category0": "0003",
                "name0": "Meteorology/Nature",
                "category1": "00030004",
                "name1": "Earthquake information",
                "levelInfo": 2,
                "upDelFg": "N",
                "title": "Seismic Intensity News: Caldwell Pines California North America",
                "text1": "At Approximately on 11th June at 7:40 AM (UTC), there occurred an earthquake in Caldwell Pines, California, United states (announcement by USGS).",
                "text2": "According to the incoming information, the epicenter is underground 2 km SSE of Caldwell Pines, California, United states (latitude 38.8246651, longitude -122.7913361), depth of the epicenter is approximately 2.79 km and the magnitude is 0.5.",
                "magnitude": 0.5,
                "depth": 2.79,
                "local_time": "2020-06-11T00:40:36-07:00",
                "area_code": "05",
                "area_name": "North America",
                "country_code": "5010",
                "country_name": "United states",
                "administration_area": "California",
                "location": "2 km SSE of Caldwell Pines",
                "classification": "Micro",
                "hypocenter": "Shallow depth",
                "mercalli_scale": "1",
                "mercalli_scale_definition": "People do not feel any Earth movement.",
                "surface": {
                    "underwater_quake": "No",
                    "tsunami_region_name": "0",
                    "water_surface_name": "0"
                },
                "pager": "N/A",
                "data_provider": "USGS"
            }
        }
    ]
}  

Error Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:15:54 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/seism/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Earthquake report",
        "status": 600,
        "message": "Wrong, missing or expired api key",
        "api": "1.0.3",
        "count": 0
    }
}  

Resource Information

Rate Limited True
Response Format GeoJSON
Authentication 1