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Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake: Southern Nevada

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Fri May 22nd 2015 18:47:42 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 5.3 ml) located in Southern Nevada. Seismic region California - Nevada Region.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station R11A in the network is 143.3 km.

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Details

Time:Fri May 22nd 2015 18:47:42 (UTC)
Magnitude:5.3 ml
Location:(37.2925,-114.6546)
Depth:4.0 km
Author:NBE:Update
evid,orid:184968,304403
nass,ndef:175,0
Authoritative:y

Proximity to Population Centers

Event and active stations

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

Seismic waveforms for closest station

Closest station with identified signal. Not filtered.

Seismic waveforms for vertical channels in network

Subset of several stations close to the event. Not filtered.

Signal description at some stations

STA_CHANDeltaS-E azPhase TimeSNRTimeResModelAutharid
R11A_BHZ1.287144.88Pg1432320486.346537588-1.311iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919793
W18A_BHZ4.525300.15Pn1432320533.122641.6760.88iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919832
109C_BHZ4.83823.79Pn1432320536.727711.1850.179iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919838
214A_BHZ5.548344.65Pn1432320546.469851.8580.171iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919844
O20A_BHZ5.753242.44Pn1432320552.0496158.412.934iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919848
S22A_BHZ6.221268.21Pn1432320556.734635.2161.18iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919852
O03E_BHZ6.325116.04Pn1432320557.587565.4690.605iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919855
O02D_BHZ6.966111.86Pn1432320566.57249.3690.794iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919861
M04C_BHZ7.127126.69Pn1432320569.630729.5211.636iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919862
N02D_BHZ7.244117.93Pn1432320570.00719.70680.404iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919863
121A_BHZ7.371312.13Pn1432320572.232711.1320.89iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919865
M02C_BHZ7.546120.23Pn1432320574.738324.4021.002iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919867
K04D_BHZ7.613132.09Pn1432320576.77099.94982.109iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919869
N23A_BHZ7.655244.75Pn1432320577.062624.4421.824iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919870
Q24A_BHZ7.658260.37Pn1432320576.516513.5331.239iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919868
L04D_BHZ7.666127.45Pn1432320577.122412.2521.738iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919871
H17A_BHZ7.741204.84Pn1432320579.442730.9533.023iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919872
J05D_BHZ7.811137.87Pn1432320579.863764.2742.48iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919873
T25A_BHZ8.155274.18Pn1432320583.2086-11.106iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919874
K22A_BHZ8.211231.98Pn1432320584.5345129.631.667iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919875
J04D_BHZ8.223133.81Pn1432320585.277722.0912.24iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919876
L02E_BHZ8.421122.33Pn1432320587.735819.4951.989iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919877
I05D_BHZ8.668142.08Pn1432320591.979649.8172.85iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919879
K02D_BHZ8.758125.08Pn1432320592.975447.2922.609iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919880
I04A_BHZ8.768135.22Pn1432320593.232231.5352.728iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919882
J01E_BHZ9.188126.57Pn1432320598.3425-12.071iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919883
I03D_BHZ9.195131.19Pn1432320598.657821.022.293iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919884
G05D_BHZ9.388145.54Pn1432320601.67749.3632.675iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919885
H04D_BHZ9.456137.09Pn1432320602.4884-12.548iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919886
KSCO_BHZ9.605263.46Pn1432320604.3417-12.355iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919887
I02D_BHZ9.735131.27Pn1432320606.3877-12.63iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919889
F05D_BHZ9.978147.04Pn1432320609.64176.62872.547iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919890
MSTX_BHZ10.205292.39Pn1432320612.0836-11.887iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919891
F04D_BHZ10.767141.77Pn1432320618.7164-10.821iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919894
E04D_BHZ10.964144.84Pn1432320622.811410.5882.221iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919895
D03D_BHZ11.97145.76Pn1432320637.55286.71453.189iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919899
B05D_BHZ12.242150.93Pn1432320641.53-13.453iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919900
ABTX_BHZ13.14294.99Pn1432320650.98018.02780.626iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919902
BGNE_BHZ13.385257.5Pn1432320653.4718-1-0.223iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919903
SUSD_BHZ13.824244.28Pn1432320659.1754-1-0.51iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919905
WHTX_BHZ15.082295.31Pn1432320678.063624.9771.046iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919908
MDND_BHZ15.256231.74Pn1432320680.2478-10.886iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919909
435B_BHZ15.54299.35Pn1432320683.7021-10.501iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919910
833A_BHZ15.618308.94Pn1432320685.95897.57271.701iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919911
W39A_BHZ16.927283.24Pn1432320700.9815-10.308iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919912
U40A_BHZ17.438279.62Pn1432320706.974813.982-0.091iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919914
X40A_BHZ17.858285.36Pn1432320712.5664-10.291iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919916
W41B_BHZ18.154283.28P1432320716.565416.4480.291iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919917
SPMN_BHZ18.163251.79P1432320717.0676-10.703iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919918
SFIN_BHZ21.598270.72P1432320755.2143-11.41iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919924
P49A_BHZ23.456274.1P1432320773.7752-10.062iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919928
P52A_BHZ25.433275.17P1432320792.5416-10.801iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919930
O53A_BHZ26.085274.37P1432320798.118-10.472iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919931
KMSC_BHZ26.83284.47P1432320804.98175.82260.602iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919933
G54A_BHZ28.35266.44P1432320818.5615-10.567iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919935
I57A_BHZ30.043270.83P1432320834.0344-11.008iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919938
D55A_BHZ30.269265.67P1432320836.0538-11.036iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919939
E56A_BHZ30.537266.83P1432320837.3317-1-0.061iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919940
HARP_BHZ31.294128.98P1432320845.0914-11.033iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919943
K27K_BHZ31.357135.25P1432320845.6875.82341.073iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919944
EPYK_BHZ31.722145.36P1432320849.37521.6431.553iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919946
D58A_BHZ32.035267.61P1432320851.1567-10.592iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919948
POKR_BHZ33.79129.25P1432320867.3943-11.511iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919957
I23K_BHZ34.448126.8P1432320872.9663-11.389iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919962
E64A_BHZ35.496272.31P1432320881.5648-10.951iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919964
TOLK_BHZ36.692130.35P1432320892.66939.47211.831iasp91dbp:vladik:151415919967

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