The Italian Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) is hosting the Italian National Data Center (INDC) for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban-Treaty Organization (CTBTO). One of the main tasks associated with the planned verification system of CTBTO is the production of a bulletin of global seismic activity. Such a bulletin will facilitate the efforts of state parties to monitor events and identify underground explosions that might be conducted in violation of the Treaty. To accomplish this task, a bulletin must cover the entire globe with a minimum threshold and location accuracy specified by the protocol of the treaty. The preparation of...

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