The mbtiles plugin provides the ability to load maps from tiles 1 or OpenStreetMap 2. Map tiles are e.g. used by the high-resolution maps provided by gempa.


High-resolution map by gempa.


  1. Install the SQLite Qt database driver.

  2. Configure the map source, type and format:

    plugins = ${plugins},mbtiles
    map.location = /home/data/maps/high-resolution-gempa-maps.mbtiles
    map.type = mbtiles
    map.format = mercator