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Symbol set for MDPs

MIDOP offer a variety of symbol sets to be used for representing macroseismic intensities on a map.

The followinf sets are available: Here you can see a comparison between these symbol sets.

AHEAD (formerly "NERIES NA4") intensities symbol set

This symbol set is the one officially adopted by AHEAD.

It was first created within the EC Project NERIES Networking Activity 4, and was intended for covering as much as possible the intensity ranges in use in European Institutions.

Intensity

Symbol

Hexadecimal codes

RGB values

Fill

Stroke

Fill

Stroke

Red Green Blue Red Green Blue
1 #FFFFFF - 255 255 255 - - -
2 #9C9CFF - 156 156 255 - - -
2-3 #9C9CFF #95FFFF 149 255 255 156 156 255
3 #6FFFFF - 111 255 255 - - -
3-4 #6FFFFF #3ABB4B 111 255 255 58 187 75
4 #3ABB4B - 56 181 71 - - -
4-5 #3ABB4B #A0FF00 56 181 71 160 255 0
5 #A0FF00 - 160 255 0 - - -
5-6 #99F400 #FBF400 153 244 0 251 244 0
6 #FBF400 - 251 244 0 - - -
6-7 #FBF400 #FF9F40 255 255 32 255 159 64
7 #FF9F40 - 255 159 64 - - -
7-8 #FF9F40 #FF0000 255 159 64 255 0 0
8 #FF0000 - 255 0 0 - - -
8-9 #FF1515 #9F1400 255 0 0 159 20 0
9 #941100 - 148 17 0 - - -
9-10 #AA1500 #5E0095 170 21 0 94 0 149
10 #5E0095 - 94 0 149 - - -
10-11 #5E0095 #000000 100 0 159 0 0 0
11 #000000 - 0 0 0 - - -

Unconventional
values

Symbol

Hexadecimal codes

RGB values

Fill

Stroke

Fill

Stroke

Red Green Blue Red Green Blue
SF
slightly felt
#81FFFF - 129 255 255 - - -
F
felt
- #3ABB4B - - - 59 191 77
HF
highly felt
#AEFF00 - 174 255 0 - - -
SD
slightly damaged
#FFFF20 - 255 212 53 - - -
D
damage
#FFFF20 - 255 255 32 - - -
HD
heavily damaged
#E60500 - 230 5 0 - - -

Arab numbers intensities symbol set

This symbol set will show standard arab numbers.

Intensity value Symbol
1 1
1-2 1-2
2 2
2-3 2-3
3 3
3-4 3-4
4 4
4-5 4-5
5 5
5-6 5-6
6 6
6-7 6-7
7 7
7-8 7-8
8 8
8-9 8-9
9 9
9-10 9-10
10 10
10-11 10-11
11 11

BGS intensities symbol set

This symbol set is what was in use at BGS until recently (http://quakes.bgs.ac.uk/historical/).

Intensity

Symbol

1
2
2-3
3
3-4
4
4-5
5
5-6
6
6-7
7
7-8
8
8-9
9
9-10
10
10-11
11

Unconventional
values

Symbol

F
NF

 

Comparison between symbol sets

Intensity

AHEAD

BGS

1
1-2    
2
2-3
3
3-4
4
4-5
5
5-6
6
6-7
7
7-8
8
8-9
9
9-10
10
10-11
11

 

 

 
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