Conterminous US

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Conterminous US is part of GEM's Global Earthquake Hazard and Risk Maps released to the public in December 2018. As part of the mosaic, the seismic hazard, exposure and vulnerability models employed in the calculations were either provided by national institutions, or developed within the scope of regional programs, bilateral collaborations, or by GEM. Click View for details.

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Hazard

The 2014 United States National Seismic Hazard Model (Petersen et al., 2014), covers the conterminous United States and was developed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) within the National Seismic Hazard Model Project (NSHMP).

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Exposure

Building inventory data for population, residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, educational, governmental, and religious buildings.

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FEMA

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As originally defined in the model.

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The exposure data for the United States can be found on FEMA’s Hazus download page. Please note that the exposure data is not in the OpenQuake format and GEM will not provide support for its conversion. To obtain a license for the exposure data, please contact hazus-support@riskmapcds.com.

Vulnerability

Vulnerability curves for all building classes

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Open By Attribution, Share-Alike and Commercial use provided the by-products are shared under the same conditions as the original license

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United States of America
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Open By Attribution, Share-Alike and Commercial use provided the by-products are shared under the same conditions as the original license

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  • Other/Commercial – If a product is not available under a license that suits your needs, such as for commercial application, please contact us to discuss your use case and other partnership/licensing options and fees.


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Apologies for the inconvenience, the online NDA application is temporarily unavailable due to ongoing revisions.Please send your request to product@globalquakemodel.org.
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