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PyEarthquake automatically retrieves any MODIS subset image from the NASA Rapid Response System in an easy way, just by using the subset, satellite and resolution parameters. The package has a module to get real-time USGS Earthquake data from the USGS website and automatically parse it for you, as well functions to retrieve shakemaps and other products from the USGS.

Status: Actively developed

Depends on:

Optional extensions:

Python versions: N/A

OS Platforms: N/A



Official package examples




pip install pyearthquake



Primarily I am a social scientist and data wrangler on topics of political violence and public opinion, but I have increasingly gotten into Python programming and development, particularly focusing on geographic analysis, image rendering/drawing/visualization, and user-friendly Tkinter GUI software building.

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