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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Apr 3rd 2016 08:23:53 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 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 8,892.8 km.

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Details

Time:Sun Apr 3rd 2016 08:23:53 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mww
Location:(-14.3519,166.8205)
Depth:35.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:3593003,3878104
nass,ndef:219,0
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_BHZ79.885217.24P1459672554.5309-1-4.381iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883596
Q19K_BHZ80.02218.77P1459672555.455913.536-4.185iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881215
P19K_BHZ80.715219.07P1459672558.895312.329-4.479iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881217
O19K_BHZ80.8218.01P1459672559.445827.043-4.381iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881216
N19K_BHZ81.238217.79P1459672562.077.4194-4.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881218
O20K_BHZ81.241219.59P1459672562.3768-1-3.793iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883598
M19K_BHZ82.127217.78P1459672567.6345-1-3.205iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883599
L19K_BHZ82.215217.33P1459672568.291140.91-3.009iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881241
M20K_BHZ82.479218.96P1459672568.8821-1-3.793iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883601
O22K_BHZ82.484222.23P1459672569.008221.29-3.695iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881221
L20K_BHZ82.727218.21P1459672570.9572133.39-3.009iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881243
Q23K_BHZ82.899225.41P1459672571.7473-1-3.107iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883602
M22K_BHZ83.301221.76P1459672572.843642.172-4.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881245
K20K_BHZ83.365217.97P1459672574.347247.336-2.911iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881246
J20K_BHZ83.991217.84P1459672577.644774.718-2.813iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881256
M24K_BHZ84.837225.35P1459672581.621922.381-3.107iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881265
O02D_BHZ84.923246.38P1459672583.1318116.22-2.029iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881266
N25K_BHZ85.025226.82P1459672581.979433.832-3.695iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881264
L02E_BHZ85.168245.66P1459672584.259920.428-2.127iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881267
N02D_BHZ85.3246.37P1459672585.215242.713-1.833iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881270
K02D_BHZ85.348245.58P1459672585.646927.615-1.637iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881223
I21K_BHZ85.353219.81P1459672584.3997226.6-2.911iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881269
J01E_BHZ85.364245.36P1459672584.748212.02-2.617iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881224
M02C_BHZ85.366246.24P1459672585.443266.155-1.931iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881271
HARP_BHZ85.38226.27P1459672583.358416.391-4.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881273
H21K_BHZ85.504219.01P1459672585.3484185.46-2.715iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881272
O03E_BHZ85.661247.03P1459672586.12672.535-2.715iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881275
I02E_BHZ85.814245.35P1459672587.56956.6851-2.029iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881225
I03D_BHZ85.971245.73P1459672587.757810.541-2.617iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881281
I23K_BHZ86.052222.25P1459672586.686271.775-4.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881277
L04D_BHZ86.072246.56P1459672588.646548.557-2.225iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881282
M04C_BHZ86.217246.91P1459672589.070135.097-2.519iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881286
TCOL_BHZ86.282223.65P1459672587.52771.753-4.381iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881280
L26K_BHZ86.414227.88P1459672588.958783.888-3.597iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881285
M27K_BHZ86.478229.25P1459672589.4675-1-3.401iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883620
109C_BHZ86.492250.4P1459672590.1256-1-2.813iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883621
POKR_BHZ86.583224.04P1459672588.807446.469-4.577iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881283
J04D_BHZ86.609246.64P1459672591.189219.818-2.323iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881296
I04A_BHZ86.629246.39P1459672590.207940.414-3.401iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881289
G03D_BHZ86.649245.7P1459672591.185214.621-2.519iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881297
H04D_BHZ86.709246.12P1459672591.085124.984-2.911iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881300
J25K_BHZ86.847225.96P1459672590.9746106.05-3.695iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881293
L27K_BHZ86.955229.26P1459672591.500536.347-3.695iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881298
H24K_BHZ86.975223.6P1459672590.814218.947-4.479iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881292
F04D_BHZ87.168245.85P1459672593.9034-1-2.323iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883623
J05D_BHZ87.213247.25P1459672594.218776.915-2.225iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881310
TPFO_BHZ87.244250.73P1459672594.76119.713-1.833iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881316
J26L_BHZ87.336227.62P1459672593.732635.124-3.303iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881311
I05D_BHZ87.552247.13P1459672595.549825.043-2.519iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881321
E04D_BHZ87.64246.15P1459672596.167818.261-2.323iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881324
D03D_BHZ87.714245.73P1459672596.519233.089-2.323iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881323
D04E_BHZ87.765245.98P1459672597.15277.7629-1.931iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881332
G05D_BHZ87.918247.11P1459672596.996419.609-2.813iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881326
F05D_BHZ88.077246.99P1459672597.9437.9728-2.617iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881331
N31M_BHZ88.203234.74P1459672597.169221.337-3.989iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881329
A04D_BHZ88.432245.98P1459672599.91739.1693-2.323iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881342
M30M_BHZ88.453233.81P1459672597.958719.676-4.381iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881333
TOLK_BHZ88.588221.94P1459672600.552392.921-2.421iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881226
B05D_BHZ88.619246.45P1459672600.500320.575-2.617iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881341
P33M_BHZ88.689237.38P1459672599.2615-1-4.185iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883625
J29M_BHZ89.071232.5P1459672601.841714.906-3.401iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881344
M31M_BHZ89.149235.96P1459672601.03258.8026-4.577iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881340
A21K_BHZ89.176215.25P1459672602.824-1-2.911iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883626
C06D_BHZ89.223247.36P1459672603.2398-1-2.715iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883627
R11A_BHZ89.46251.12P1459672604.836342.618-2.225iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881346
I29M_BHZ89.594232.41P1459672603.504750.935-4.185iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881229
214A_BHZ89.637252.78P1459672606.54640.919-1.343iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881231
EPYK_BHZ90.719233.86P1459672608.9369-1-3.989iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883628
W18A_BHZ92.987254.53P1459672622.4484-1-0.951iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883631
121A_BHZ93.883255.44P1459672626.0656-1-1.441iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883633
H17A_BHZ94.836254.61P1459672631.39497.3363-0.461iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602881349
Y22D_BHZ94.963256.02P1459672631.092-1-1.343iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883634
O20A_BHZ95.418255.78P1459672633.1598-1-1.343iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883635
S22A_BHZ95.911256.41P1459672636.5643-1-0.167iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883638
C36M_BHZ96.321245.59P1459672634.1065-1-4.479iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883640
A36M_BHZ97.075244.78P1459672638.1813-1-3.793iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883642
K22A_BHZ97.26257.15P1459672641.1645-1-1.637iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883643
N23A_BHZ97.294257.31P1459672641.9032-1-1.049iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883644
Q24A_BHZ97.469257.56P1459672642.5869-1-1.147iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883646
T25A_BHZ97.646257.76P1459672643.2831-1-1.245iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883647
MSTX_BHZ98.292258.24P1459672646.5467-1-0.853iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883648
KSCO_BHZ99.398259.09Pdiff1459672650.8839-1-1.426iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883652
833A_BHZ100.015259Pdiff1459672653.758-1-1.293iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883653
ABTX_BHZ100.601259.65Pdiff1459672655.8257-1-1.825iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883657
435B_BHZ102.005260.31Pdiff1459672662.7234-1-1.161iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883659
WHTX_BHZ102.314260.63Pdiff1459672664.492-1-0.762iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883660
Z41A_BHZ106.371263.32Pdiff1459672683.9599-10.697iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883666
X40A_BHZ106.484263.67Pdiff1459672683.8341-10.067iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883667
U40A_BHZ106.666264.21Pdiff1459672684.5082-1-0.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883668
W41B_BHZ107.036264.19Pdiff1459672686.5411-10.327iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883669
SPMN_BHZ107.389266.95Pdiff1459672690.5646-12.783iasp91dbp:jtytell:1602883670

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