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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Apr 6th 2016 06:58:49 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 mi) 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 8,862.2 km.

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Details

Time:Wed Apr 6th 2016 06:58:49 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mi
Location:(-13.988,166.594)
Depth:33.0 km
Author:USGS:pt
evid,orid:3594825,3880237
nass,ndef:336,11
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_BHZ79.61217.57P1459926647.6651-1-5.25iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886678
Q19K_BHZ79.751219.1P1459926649.7895-1-3.886iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886679
O19K_BHZ80.525218.33P1459926652.630711.35-5.215iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885927
N19K_BHZ80.96218.12P1459926656.2854-1-3.886iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886680
O20K_BHZ80.969219.92P1459926657.0159-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886682
M19K_BHZ81.846218.1P1459926661.6503-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886684
L19K_BHZ81.932217.65P1459926660.653227.058-4.654iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885952
O22K_BHZ82.218222.56P1459926662.5779-1-4.227iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886687
L20K_BHZ82.445218.53P1459926664.737666.423-3.252iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885954
Q23K_BHZ82.644225.75P1459926664.7977-1-4.227iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886688
M22K_BHZ83.029222.09P1459926666.366213.839-4.654iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885958
K20K_BHZ83.079218.29P1459926667.185513.22-4.093iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885929
M24K_BHZ84.571225.69P1459926675.91315.183-2.972iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885967
N25K_BHZ84.764227.16P1459926676.04726.242-3.813iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885965
O02D_BHZ84.83246.79P1459926677.779731.274-2.411iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886101
L02E_BHZ85.06246.07P1459926678.1396-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886694
I21K_BHZ85.065220.12P1459926677.551991.224-3.813iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886097
HARP_BHZ85.115226.6P1459926678.08319.6356-3.533iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885969
N02D_BHZ85.203246.79P1459926678.522812.564-3.533iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886113
H21K_BHZ85.213219.32P1459926677.731865.095-4.374iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886103
K02D_BHZ85.237245.99P1459926679.7016-1-2.523iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886695
J01E_BHZ85.249245.77P1459926679.0831-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886696
M02C_BHZ85.265246.65P1459926678.553420.705-3.813iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886106
O03E_BHZ85.57247.45P1459926680.350312.898-3.533iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886117
I02E_BHZ85.693245.76P1459926682.6543-1-1.841iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886702
I23K_BHZ85.768222.57P1459926681.052117.723-3.813iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886110
I03D_BHZ85.854246.14P1459926682.4276-1-2.864iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886706
L04D_BHZ85.967246.97P1459926682.034810.247-3.813iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886115
TCOL_BHZ86.002223.97P1459926681.929137.771-4.093iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886111
M04C_BHZ86.116247.32P1459926684.174210.345-2.411iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886119
L26K_BHZ86.149228.21P1459926683.496723.296-3.252iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885971
M27K_BHZ86.219229.58P1459926684.9086-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886711
POKR_BHZ86.303224.36P1459926683.130411.897-4.374iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885939
109C_BHZ86.462250.83P1459926684.19098.2899-4.093iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885981
J04D_BHZ86.498247.05P1459926685.489912.964-2.972iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886130
K04D_BHZ86.499247.33P1459926686.2866-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886712
I04A_BHZ86.514246.8P1459926685.84628.1847-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886123
G03D_BHZ86.522246.11P1459926685.32736.4286-3.252iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886132
J25K_BHZ86.572226.29P1459926686.131328.782-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885940
H04D_BHZ86.587246.53P1459926686.7174-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886713
H24K_BHZ86.691223.91P1459926685.03217.688-4.374iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886121
L27K_BHZ86.693229.6P1459926685.880719.215-3.533iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885987
F04D_BHZ87.036246.25P1459926688.9021-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886720
J26L_BHZ87.064227.95P1459926688.529412.91-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885943
J05D_BHZ87.103247.66P1459926688.716242.755-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886128
TPFO_BHZ87.21251.16P1459926689.513617.576-2.411iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885998
I05D_BHZ87.435247.54P1459926690.593810.498-2.411iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886134
E04D_BHZ87.506246.56P1459926691.166-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886722
D03D_BHZ87.573246.13P1459926692.09549.2183-1.57iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886136
D04E_BHZ87.627246.38P1459926691.0578-1-2.864iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886723
G05D_BHZ87.795247.52P1459926691.46937.4348-3.252iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886138
F05D_BHZ87.949247.39P1459926691.5659-1-3.886iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886725
N31M_BHZ87.958235.09P1459926692.805312.442-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886010
M30M_BHZ88.202234.16P1459926692.554813.315-4.093iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886006
A04D_BHZ88.284246.38P1459926694.34619.8489-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886140
TOLK_BHZ88.291222.25P1459926694.378435.863-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886088
P33M_BHZ88.455237.74P1459926692.9356-1-4.909iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886736
B05D_BHZ88.475246.85P1459926695.24336.6974-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886143
J29M_BHZ88.808232.83P1459926696.81396.75-2.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16092885948
A21K_BHZ88.861215.54P1459926697.2298-1-2.523iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886735
M31M_BHZ88.903236.31P1459926695.7246-1-4.227iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886734
C06D_BHZ89.083247.76P1459926696.569-1-4.227iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886733
I29M_BHZ89.327232.74P1459926697.282724.725-4.654iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886144
R11A_BHZ89.394251.54P1459926699.839612.026-2.411iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886025
214A_BHZ89.621253.2P1459926701.4719-1-1.841iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886732
EPYK_BHZ90.449234.19P1459926703.9189.0925-3.252iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886090
W18A_BHZ92.955254.95P1459926717.5867-1-1.159iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886755
121A_BHZ93.872255.87P1459926720.7708-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886754
H17A_BHZ94.736255.03P1459926725.60945.4914-1.29iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886036
Y22D_BHZ94.942256.44P1459926724.6322-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886752
O20A_BHZ95.352256.2P1459926728.5397-1-1.159iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886750
S22A_BHZ95.863256.83P1459926730.8556-1-1.159iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886746
C36M_BHZ96.051245.92P1459926729.3167-1-3.545iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886745
A36M_BHZ96.79245.1P1459926733.6699-1-2.523iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886743
K22A_BHZ97.178257.57P1459926734.7263-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886741
N23A_BHZ97.225257.73P1459926736.9822-1-1.159iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886740
Q24A_BHZ97.415257.98P1459926737.4901-1-1.5iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886738
T25A_BHZ97.607258.18P1459926738.348-1-1.5iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886737
MSTX_BHZ98.277258.67P1459926740.31-1-2.523iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886757
KSCO_BHZ99.346259.52Pdiff1459926745.7383-1-1.841iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886759
833A_BHZ100.047259.43Pdiff1459926749.1873-1-1.5iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886761
ABTX_BHZ100.6260.08Pdiff1459926751.6437-1-1.5iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886764
435B_BHZ102.02260.75Pdiff1459926756.2436-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886767
WHTX_BHZ102.32261.07Pdiff1459926758.2557-1-2.523iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886768
MDND_BHZ102.85263.26Pdiff1459926762.3124-1-0.818iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886769
SUSD_BHZ102.886262.94Pdiff1459926760.0858-1-3.205iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886770
BGNE_BHZ103.094262.77Pdiff1459926762.0314-1-2.182iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886771
TUL1_BHZ104.235262.87Pdiff1459926768.8042-1-0.477iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886773
W39A_BHZ105.775263.79PKiKP1459927028.1016-1-0.818iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886777
Z41A_BHZ106.371263.76PKiKP1459927029.8879-1-0.136iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886779
X40A_BHZ106.476264.11PKiKP1459927032.8083-12.591iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886781
U40A_BHZ106.643264.65PKiKP1459927033.8009-13.273iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886782
W41B_BHZ107.022264.63PKiKP1459927034.5052-13.273iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886780
SPMN_BHZ107.298267.39PKiKP1459927032.2915-10.545iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886783
L44A_BHZ110.756269.69Pdiff1459926797.0185-1-1.209iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886793
SFIN_BHZ111.357269.53Pdiff1459926799.823-1-1.07iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886796
O48B_BHZ112.837270.74Pdiff1459926806.5294-1-0.935iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886797
P49A_BHZ113.183270.72Pdiff1459926808.8568-1-0.143iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886798
TIGA_BHZ114267.83Pdiff1459926811.5315-1-1.094iasp91dbp:vladik:16092886800

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