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2023 NSHM western United States GPS velocities

June 23, 2022

Global positioning system (GPS) data were compiled and processed to support models for seismic hazard assessment that will be included in the 2023 USGS National Seismic Hazard Model (NSHM). This data release presents the updated GPS velocity field for the western United States. Data processing centers and field networks, seven in total, supported this work, and solutions include both survey and continuous-mode GPS velocity measurements. Processing procedures were followed according to the UCERF3 (Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast version 3) and the 2014 NSHM deformation modeling project. The final velocity field consists of 4,979 horizontal velocity vectors.

Publication Year 2022
Title 2023 NSHM western United States GPS velocities
DOI 10.5066/P9MXY6RC
Authors Yuehua Zeng
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Earthquake Hazards Program