# Simple Filtering

Querying datasets with simple equality filters is very easy with SODA. Simply use the column’s field name as your parameter and the content you want to filter for as its value.

For example, to query for only earthquakes that have a source of “nn”:

https://soda.demo.socrata.com/resource/6yvf-kk3n.json?source=nn

If you include additional filter parameters, the filters will be combined using a boolean AND. For example, the following filters for a source of “pr” and a region of “Virgin Islands region”:

https://soda.demo.socrata.com/resource/6yvf-kk3n.json?region=Virgin Islands region&source=pr