How to Download Seismogram for Given Earthquake Event?

Following are steps for downloading seismogram from IRIS Wilber3 for any earthquake event from any station:

  1. Open http://ds.iris.edu/wilber3/find_event
  2. You can view recent requests to download or Load Event Data.

    Find Earthquake Event and Station Info at Wilber 03
    Find Earthquake Event and Station Info at Wilber 03
  3. Select Past 12 months, M4.0+ in combo box of Load Event Data and Specify start and end date as 2015-10-26
  4. Scroll down to select event at date (utc) 2015-10-26 09:09:42 and click it to open.

    Station Details for Given Event
    Station Details for Given Event
  5. You can check coordinates, date, depth, and Related event page. Select the station for which you want to download data. Use map to zoom for stations.
  6. In the list below, click the station for which you want to download data.
  7. Select AAK. A popup will appear showing seismogram, phase arrival, time range. You can also select the instrument to preview its data. You can change time range to customize the seismograph. Close this pop up.

    Station Details for given Earthquake Event Showing Seismograms
    Station Details for given Earthquake Event Showing Seismograms
  8. With station AAK selected, press Show Record Section in side pan on right to see detailed seismograms.

    Show Record Section shows recorded seismograms at different stations.
    Show Record Section shows recorded seismograms at different stations.
  9. Press Request Data button, give your desired time range, data output format (SAAC or miniseed), bundle type, and fill the request info along with your email to let know you when the download file is ready.

    Request Data form helps in downloading earthquake record.
    Request Data form helps in downloading earthquake record.
  10. Press Submit button and check save these settings as default.

Below is video tutorial of above steps:

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