Listen to earthquakes detected worldwide over the past 24 hours.
The pitch, duration, attack and release of each note depends properties of earthquake data. They always move in gradual steps to produce tones that are pleasing and engaging. An element of chance and randomness means that no two play throughs are the same.
The depth information of each data point moves the note up or down in frequency.
The magnitude influences the duration of the attack. Quakes with high magnitudes are also larger on the map.
The data is visualised on an abstract representation of a 2-dimensional map.