## How to plot earthquakes data on a three-dimensional topographic map

Read the earthquake data from a data file and overlay on a three-dimensional topographic map using PyGMT.

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Read the earthquake data from a data file and overlay on a three-dimensional topographic map using PyGMT.

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Read the earthquake data from a csv file and overlay on a topographic map using PyGMT.

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I concatenate the daily seismic traces for 15 days into one miniseed file for further analysis. Then I obtained the spectrogram of the 15 days seismic data. ...

Read the seismic traces from the miniseed files and compute the cross-correlation and spectrogram

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Simple earthquake location problem and its solution using Geiger’s method

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Python code to automatically plot the record section for the highest magnitude earthquake in the given time range

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