Data Stories: Illustrating Seismic Activity
How one earthquake can create another, what effect COVID-19 lockdowns had on seismic vibrations, and a method for creating an interactive earthquake map.
- By Upside Staff
- February 24, 2021
The charts and maps in this article show evidence that large earthquakes can trigger additional earthquakes, even on the other side of the world.
This report, published in Science magazine last fall, documents the reduction in global vibrations caused by changes in human activity due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Want to make your own interactive earthquake visualization? This blog post from mapping software ArcGIS walks you through the coding steps for one method.