Emergency Tweets 2011 Christchurch earthquake

This dataset contains tweets related to the devastating earthquake occurred on 22 February 2011, at around 12 p.m. local time in Christchurch, New Zealand (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Christchurch_earthquake). The earthquake registered 6.3 on the Richter magnitude scale and caused widespread damage across Christchurch, killing 185 people in what has been the nation’s fifth-deadliest disaster.

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Accessibility Both
AccessibilityMode Download
Attribution requirements
Availability On-Line
Basic rights Download
ChildrenData No
Consent obtained also covers the envisaged transfer of the personal data outside the EU No
Consent of the data subject No
CreationDate 2015-05-01
Creator Middleton, Stuart E
DataProtectionDirective Not applicable
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External Identifier EAQ-CHR
Field/Scope of use Research only
Format CSV
Language English
License term /Not specified
ManifestationType Original
Personal data was manifestly made public by the data subject Yes
PersonalData No
PersonalSensitiveData Select PersonalSensitiveData
ProcessingDegree Primary
RelatedPaper Stuart E Middleton, Lee Middleton, and Stefano Modafferi. Real-time crisis mapping of natural disasters using social media. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 29(2):9–17, 2014.
Requirement of non-disclosure (confidentiality mark)
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Semantic Coverage
Sublicense rights No
Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Text and Social Media Mining
TimeCoverage 2011-02-22
system:type Dataset
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Author Cresci Stefano
Maintainer Cresci Stefano
Version 1
Last Updated 5 January 2021, 19:47 (CET)
Created 26 September 2019, 12:27 (CEST)