Macroseismic Intensity Data Online Publisher
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MIDOP is a tool for easily transforming macroseismic intensity data tables into interactive maps that do not require any third party product.

What do you need

  • A table with a list of earthquakes
  • A table with a list of intensity points related to each earthquake
  • A PC equipped with a local webserver (Apache, PHP and MySQL)
  • A copy of MIDOP

What do you have to do

  • copy the MIDOP folder to your PC local Apache webserver
  • upload the two input tables to the MySQL server on your PC
  • by using the point-and-click MIDOP control panel:
    • link each table field to the corresponding MIDOP field
    • customize the output website visual layout
    • preview on your PC the output website
    • generate the output website files
  • copy the pre-generated files from your PC to a public webserver

Public webserver requirements

  • a standard webserver (e.g. Apache, Lighttpd)
  • no need for a database servers (no MySQL, no PostgreeSQL)
  • no server side scripting language required (no ASP, no PHP, no PERL)
  • no external resources for maps (no Google Maps, no OpenStreetMap)


Output examples

Query by earthquake

Query by place

MIDOP is an initiative related to the European Archive of Historical Earthquake Data (AHEAD)
to encourage the adoption of common compilation standards and compatible data formats among macroseismic intensity data compilers.