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Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Tue Oct 20th 2015 21:52:02 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.1 mww) located in Vanuatu Islands. Seismic region New Hebrides Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station P18K in the network is 8,928.0 km.

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Details

Time:Tue Oct 20th 2015 21:52:02 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.1 mww
Location:(-14.8418,167.306)
Depth:127.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:187825,309552
nass,ndef:445,0
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
P18K_BHZ80.201216.63P1445378633.752740.338-4.597iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157213
Q19K_BHZ80.326218.15P1445378634.98429.5466-4.034iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157214
P19K_BHZ81.025218.46P1445378638.022117.318-4.711iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157216
O19K_BHZ81.118217.4P1445378639.088126.651-4.136iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157217
O20K_BHZ81.551218.98P1445378641.9682-1-3.536iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157220
N19K_BHZ81.561217.19P1445378641.767134.176-3.79iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157218
L19K_BHZ82.548216.73P1445378647.379580.211-3.323iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157224
O22K_BHZ82.785221.62P1445378648.358613.577-3.57iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157227
L20K_BHZ83.058217.62P1445378650.4652201.82-2.866iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157231
Q23K_BHZ83.179224.79P1445378650.7375-1-3.213iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157232
M22K_BHZ83.613221.15P1445378652.0405131.01-4.127iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157234
K20K_BHZ83.702217.38P1445378653.8763152.57-2.745iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157237
J20K_BHZ84.333217.25P1445378656.8485144.69-2.965iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157246
O02D_BHZ84.923245.7P1445378661.44372.732-1.325iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157260
M24K_BHZ85.136224.74P1445378661.295221.886-2.535iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157259
L02E_BHZ85.193244.98P1445378662.569317.762-1.54iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157267
N02D_BHZ85.309245.69P1445378663.36927.376-1.319iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157273
N25K_BHZ85.316226.21P1445378661.270444.492-3.45iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157258
K02D_BHZ85.378244.9P1445378663.154245.739-1.878iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157271
M02C_BHZ85.38245.56P1445378663.493633.107-1.544iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157274
J01E_BHZ85.401244.68P1445378663.267521.251-1.875iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157272
O03E_BHZ85.659246.35P1445378664.302445.252-2.117iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157280
HARP_BHZ85.678225.65P1445378662.844827.332-3.67iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157268
I21K_BHZ85.694219.22P1445378663.5197185.32-3.074iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157275
H21K_BHZ85.851218.43P1445378664.4123283.76-2.956iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157281
I02D_BHZ85.86244.67P1445378665.54279.9194-1.868iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157289
I03D_BHZ86.011245.05P1445378665.94420.903-2.211iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157291
L04D_BHZ86.092245.88P1445378666.561245.263-1.991iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157294
M04C_BHZ86.232246.23P1445378667.24232.99-1.992iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157298
I23K_BHZ86.384221.66P1445378666.106852.496-3.873iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157292
109C_BHZ86.392249.73P1445378668.099915.96-1.92iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157304
TCOL_BHZ86.608223.06P1445378666.965853.839-4.103iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157297
K04D_BHZ86.629246.24P1445378669.5159-1-1.657iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157312
J04D_BHZ86.641245.96P1445378669.359853.137-1.868iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157311
I04A_BHZ86.667245.71P1445378669.038144.475-2.32iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157309
G03D_BHZ86.705245.03P1445378669.002116.347-2.539iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157308
L26K_BHZ86.711227.27P1445378668.01936.305-3.552iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157303
H04D_BHZ86.756245.44P1445378669.698425.623-2.088iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157313
POKR_BHZ86.909223.44P1445378667.972735.099-4.556iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157302
TPFO_BHZ87.15250.06P1445378672.230469.553-1.453iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157331
J25K_BHZ87.163225.36P1445378670.4359170.96-3.308iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157321
F04D_BHZ87.233245.17P1445378672.448-1-1.631iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157334
J05D_BHZ87.241246.57P1445378672.487183.67-1.634iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157335
L27K_BHZ87.247228.65P1445378670.372522.78-3.776iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157320
H24K_BHZ87.308223.01P1445378670.343117.064-4.093iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157319
I05D_BHZ87.592246.45P1445378673.365320.206-2.422iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157336
E04D_BHZ87.709245.48P1445378674.385534.612-1.954iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157340
D03D_BHZ87.795245.05P1445378674.798674.822-1.949iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157344
D04E_BHZ87.841245.3P1445378675.241616.602-1.723iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157345
G05D_BHZ87.968246.43P1445378675.377139.049-2.189iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157346
F05D_BHZ88.134246.31P1445378676.732520.866-1.616iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157350
A04D_BHZ88.525245.31P1445378678.13182.251-2.055iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157357
B05D_BHZ88.704245.78P1445378678.856839.538-2.171iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157359
P33M_BHZ88.928236.74P1445378678.05065.5234-4.028iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157356
TOLK_BHZ88.945221.37P1445378679.904159.244-2.252iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157360
C06D_BHZ89.301246.69P1445378681.081220.495-2.741iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157362
R11A_BHZ89.415250.45P1445378682.363999.118-1.993iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157366
214A_BHZ89.513252.11P1445378683.58947.285-1.222iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157367
A21K_BHZ89.568214.7P1445378682.2908-1-2.778iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157365
EPYK_BHZ91.024233.25P1445378688.1859.3655-3.646iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157369
W18A_BHZ92.89253.86P1445378699.111430.084-1.32iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157377
121A_BHZ93.752254.77P1445378703.618735.315-0.76iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157380
H17A_BHZ94.846253.93P1445378708.659616.049-0.709iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157385
Y22D_BHZ94.847255.35P1445378707.6968-1-1.675iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157383
O20A_BHZ95.375255.1P1445378710.582412.335-1.182iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157387
S22A_BHZ95.836255.73P1445378713.115133.276-0.736iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157390
K22A_BHZ97.242256.47P1445378718.1936-1-1.969iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157394
N23A_BHZ97.254256.62P1445378718.699923.022-1.516iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157395
Q24A_BHZ97.405256.87P1445378719.59289.9747-1.296iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157397
A36M_BHZ97.409244.19P1445378716.7702-1-4.137iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157392
T25A_BHZ97.56257.08P1445378719.9241-1-1.657iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157398
MSTX_BHZ98.165257.56Pdiff1445378721.9377-1-2.334iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157399
KSCO_BHZ99.33258.41Pdiff1445378727.7908-1-1.649iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157403
833A_BHZ99.818258.34Pdiff1445378729.9209-1-1.686iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157405
ABTX_BHZ100.453258.98Pdiff1445378732.7529-1-1.673iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157408
435B_BHZ101.832259.64Pdiff1445378738.5357-1-2.013iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157411
WHTX_BHZ102.155259.96Pdiff1445378739.9703-1-2.009iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157412
SUSD_BHZ102.965261.81Pdiff1445378743.2806-1-2.296iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157413
MDND_BHZ102.996262.14Pdiff1445378743.4343-1-2.281iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157414
BGNE_BHZ103.112261.65Pdiff1445378744.2548-1-1.976iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157415
TUL1_BHZ104.142261.74Pdiff1445378748.8036-1-1.997iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157418
W39A_BHZ105.663262.66PKiKP1445379007.6976-1-2.425iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157425
Z41A_BHZ106.22262.63PKiKP1445379007.3914-1-3.762iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157424
U40A_BHZ106.553263.51PKiKP1445379004.6798-1-7.091iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157420
W41B_BHZ106.907263.49PKiKP1445379006.0032-1-6.426iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157421
SPMN_BHZ107.384266.24PKiKP1445379007.2418-1-6.076iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157423
L44A_BHZ110.779268.52PKiKP1445379017.041-1-2.656iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157436
SFIN_BHZ111.342268.35PKiKP1445379019.0154-1-1.75iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157438
P49A_BHZ113.151269.52PKiKP1445379021.5486-1-2.663iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157439
TIGA_BHZ113.799266.65PKPdf1445379022.7771-1-2.675iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157442
P52A_BHZ115.141271.22PKPdf1445379025.3603-1-2.663iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157446
KMSC_BHZ115.808269.57PKPdf1445379026.6291-1-2.67iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157447
O53A_BHZ115.828272.11PKPdf1445379027.1317-1-2.207iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157448
M53A_BHZ116.181273.05PKPdf1445379027.2409-1-2.773iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157449
N54A_BHZ116.723273.28PKPdf1445379028.1633-1-2.888iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157450
M54A_BHZ116.932273.78PKPdf1445379029.0212-1-2.432iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157452
O56A_BHZ117.844273.89PKPdf1445379030.8772-1-2.32iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157455
N59A_BHZ119.902276.17PKPdf1445379035.3843-1-1.75iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157460
P60A_BHZ120.118275.62PKPdf1445379035.2255-1-2.32iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157459
Q61A_BHZ120.445275.29PKPdf1445379036.7595-1-1.412iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157462
L61B_BHZ121.983279.32PKPdf1445379039.4761-1-1.632iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157464
M65A_BHZ123.623280.28PKPdf1445379042.7165-1-1.519iasp91dbp:vladik:152916157467

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