obspy.core.event.catalog - The Catalog class definition

This module provides a class hierarchy to consistently handle event metadata. This class hierarchy is closely modelled after the de-facto standard format QuakeML.


For handling additional information not covered by the QuakeML standard and how to output it to QuakeML see the ObsPy Tutorial.

copyright:The ObsPy Development Team (devs@obspy.org)
license:GNU Lesser General Public License, Version 3 (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html)

Public Functions

read_events Read event files into an ObsPy Catalog object.

Private Functions


Private functions are mainly for internal/developer use and their API might change without notice.

_create_example_catalog Create an example catalog.
_read Reads a single event file into a ObsPy Catalog object.


Catalog This class serves as a container for Event objects.