The OpenQuake Engine is an open source application that allows users to compute seismic hazard and seismic risk of earthquakes on a global scale. DOI: 10.13117/openquake.engine
Current Long Term Support (LTS) release - for users wanting stability
Current LTS version is the OpenQuake Engine 3.16 'Angela':
The code name for version 3.16 is Angela, in memory of the Italian science journalist Piero Angela.
Latest release - for users needing the latest features
Latest stable version is the OpenQuake Engine 3.16.
The OpenQuake Engine software provides calculation and assessment of seismic hazard, risk and decision-making tools via the data, methods and standards that are being developed by GEM (Global Earthquake Model) and its collaborators.
- User's manual
- Advanced user manual. Disclaimer: It includes experimental features and is only recommended for users that are already familiar with the user's manual.
- Glossary of Terms
Running the OpenQuake Engine
- Using the command line on Windows
- Using the command line on macOS and Linux
- Using the WebUI
Visualizing outputs via QGIS
A QGIS plug-in is available for users that would like to visually explore the outputs from the engine. Check the documentation for instructions on how to drive the engine and visualize outputs. Source code also available.
For developers and contributors
- Development Philosophy and Coding Guidelines
- Source Code/API Documentation
- HTTP REST API
- Implementing a new GSIM
A mirror of this repository, hosted in Pavia (Italy), is available at https://mirror.openquake.org/git/GEM/oq-engine.git.
The main download server (downloads.openquake.org) is hosted in Nürnberg (Germany).
The OpenQuake Engine is released under the GNU Affero Public License 3.
- Support forum: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/openquake-users
- Twitter: @gem_devs
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The OpenQuake Engine is developed by the Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM) with the support of
Products Distribution Partners
If you would like to help support development of OpenQuake, please contact us at email@example.com. For more info visit the GEM website at https://www.globalquakemodel.org/partners