Geovisual Analytics of Spatio-Temporal Earthquake Data in Indonesia

Febrian Fitryanik Susanta(1*), Cecep Pratama(2), Trias Aditya(3), Alian Fathira Khomaini(4), Hadi Wijaya Kusuma Abdillah(5)

(1) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(2) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(3) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(4) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(5) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author


Indonesia is one of the nations located in the Ring of Fire. Indonesia has a high level of geodynamic activities so that it's often earthquake tectonics. The earthquakes are caused by Indonesia position located in the confluence of four main plates. At present, the history of earthquake data in Indonesia has been accessible by the public. However, general visualization which can present history earthquake in the form maps and summary statistics have not been available. Therefore, this research aims to visualize the history of earthquake data interactively combining spatial data and temporal data. The data used for this research was obtained from BMKG website. The data variables used in this research include CORS stations and history of earthquake phenomenons between 2004 and 2019. The earthquake phenomenon consists of occurrence time, coordinate position, depth and magnitude. The data are processed using Ms Excel and ArcGIS Online Map then are visualized by Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. The results of the data processing are maps presented in a dashboard with time-series animation and widgets features. We performed maps, graphics and time-series animation as interactive visual interfaces and matched the tasks to visual analytics techniques that are capable to support them. In this paper, we introduce the relationship between variables and present the visual analytics techniques using several example scenarios of Spatio-temporal earthquake data.


Dashboard, geovisualization, spatiotemporal analysis, disaster

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