Raghukanth (2010) compiled an earthquake catalog and performed statistical assessment of seismicity parameters for India, which consist of Gutenberg-Richter parameter b-value, activity rate λ5.0 for MW 5.0, and maximum earthquake mmax. For the purpose, the author used overlapping circular spatial windows of radius 300 km; the center of each circle was placed on grid points spaced at 1° covering the entire country. Although the applied methodology for the data compilation to the development of maps depicting seismicity parameters is simple, the paper suffers from several fallacies related to data inhomogeneity and uncertainty as...

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