Africa  earthquake model

The Africa Earthquake Hazard and Risk model underpin the African portion of GEM’s global maps released in December 2018. The Africa Model is composed of North Africa, West Africa, Eastern Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa regional models, developed in collaboration with various African public and private institutions, national governments, and individual experts using the OpenQuake engine. For the complete list of sponsors and contributors, visit:



  • Data Files***



  • Exposure Data Files***

  • Interactive Map Viewer

Related Contents

  • Press Release

  • Brochure

The brochure is an overview of GEM's latest earthquake model for Africa.

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To download the hazard and risk data files, and vulnerability functions, please register at the OpenQuake Platform website. It's free and takes less than a minute to complete. Click the button below to proceed.d.

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