Tableau: Visualizing Earthquakes from 2018

Learn basic features of Tableau in this hands on course where you will create a visualization from a data of earthquakes reported in 2018 with above 4.5 magnitude.

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Tableau: Visualizing Earthquakes from 2018

Duration (mins)


5.0 / 5


Task List

We will cover the following tasks in 31 minutes:

Welcome to Tableau Public

  • What is Tableau
  • A look at what we will be creating in this course

Importing the Data

  • Data connections
  • Data types in Tableau
  • Dimensions and measures
  • Creating a world map from geolocation data
  • Setting colour as per magnitude values

Total Earthquakes per Day

  • Plot total number of earthquakes for each day in 2018
  • Plotting a line graph

Depth vs Magnitude Plot

  • Create a plot of depth vs magnitude of the earthquakes
  • Colour code the data points with depth values

Creating the Dashboard

  • Creating a final dashboard with all 3 plots
  • Setting up actions

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Amit Yadav

About the Host (Amit Yadav)

I have been writing code since 1993, when I was 11, and my first passion project started with a database management software that I wrote for a local hospital. More recently, I wrote an award winning education Chatbot for a multi-billion-revenue company. I solved a recurrent problem for my client where they wanted to make basic cyber safety and privacy education accessible for their users. This bot enabled my client to reach out to their customers with personalised and real-time education. In the last one year, I’ve continued my interest in this field by constantly learning and growing in Machine Learning, NLP and Deep Learning. I'm very excited to share my variety of experience and learnings with you with the help of

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