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BREQ_FAST service to be retired

Categories:   Data Access Methods  |  Web Services

March 11, 2020 

The NCEDC offers a number of web services that provide improved functionality formerly served by the BREQ_FAST system.
The NCEDC will shut down the following service on June 30, 2020:

BREQ_FAST: BREQ_FAST provides a batch access to the NCEDC archive by
electronically mailing a specially formatted file to the NCEDC.
Similar capabilities are available for:
Response: by the NCEDC RESP Web Service (
by the FDSN Station Web Service ( Waveform: by the FDSN DataSelect Web Service (

The FDSN-compatible and NCEDC web services are available at:

Please contact the NCEDC at if you have any questions.