In January 1999, the Ohio Seismic Network (OhioSeis) began operations with an initial deployment of 15 stations at colleges, universities, and other institutions in various parts of the state. Funding for the network was provided by the Ohio Emergency Management Agency with Federal Emergency Management Agency funds for earthquake mitigation. The Ohio Geological Survey assumed the responsibility of organizing, managing, and coordinating the network, and of data analysis. The primary mission of the network is to detect and precisely locate earthquakes within the state's borders, report the severity and potential damage from an event to emergency response officials, and respond...

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