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Magnitude 7 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Thu Apr 28th 2016 19:33:26 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7 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 9,059.3 km.

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Details

Time:Thu Apr 28th 2016 19:33:26 (UTC)
Magnitude:7 mww
Location:(-16.0941,167.3368)
Depth:35.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:3702709,3991787
nass,ndef:435,0
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
P19K_BHZ82.2218.02P1461872740.4297-1-3.769iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938572
N18K_BHZ82.232215.49P1461872740.02628.3139-4.34iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938486
O19K_BHZ82.298216.98P1461872740.3342-1-4.38iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938573
N19K_BHZ82.744216.78P1461872742.002412.641-5.032iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938488
M19K_BHZ83.644216.78P1461872747.798232.26-3.871iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938493
L19K_BHZ83.738216.34P1461872748.629746.262-3.52iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938491
O22K_BHZ83.954221.16P1461872750.103-1-3.145iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938577
L20K_BHZ84.247217.22P1461872751.3299193.89-3.407iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938397
Q23K_BHZ84.331224.29P1461872751.6498-1-3.512iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938578
M22K_BHZ84.789220.72P1461872752.76531.76-4.705iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938399
K20K_BHZ84.895216.99P1461872754.502978.796-3.501iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938427
J20K_BHZ85.53216.88P1461872757.234570.292-3.938iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938435
M23K_BHZ85.574222.9P1461872757.00728.0427-4.38iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938407
O02D_BHZ85.771244.77P1461872760.9715-1-1.394iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938780
N02D_BHZ86.168244.78P1461872762.7767-1-1.55iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938588
M02C_BHZ86.245244.65P1461872762.218-1-2.489iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938591
K02D_BHZ86.267244.01P1461872762.0398-1-2.772iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938592
J01E_BHZ86.297243.8P1461872763.1495-1-1.81iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938594
M24K_BHZ86.304224.29P1461872760.5963-1-4.397iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938595
N25K_BHZ86.476225.73P1461872762.00229.109-3.836iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938447
O03E_BHZ86.504245.42P1461872763.1428-1-2.831iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938598
I02E_BHZ86.769243.81P1461872764.2222-1-3.05iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938603
HARP_BHZ86.845225.2P1461872764.16839.8595-3.472iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938461
I21K_BHZ86.89218.85P1461872764.0432116.68-3.819iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938453
I03D_BHZ86.912244.18P1461872764.2752-1-3.692iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938604
L04D_BHZ86.967244.98P1461872765.7735-1-2.462iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938605
H21K_BHZ87.051218.07P1461872765.408263.367-3.234iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938455
109C_BHZ87.095248.69P1461872765.5439-1-3.309iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938608
K04D_BHZ87.507245.34P1461872768.0789-1-2.758iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938615
J04D_BHZ87.529245.07P1461872768.8318-1-2.109iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938617
I04A_BHZ87.565244.84P1461872767.7514-1-3.361iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938618
M26K_BHZ87.569227.15P1461872766.967624.443-4.162iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938459
I23K_BHZ87.574221.27P1461872766.538-1-4.62iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938624
G03D_BHZ87.626244.18P1461872768.7122-1-2.691iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938621
K24K_BHZ87.642224.58P1461872767.364322.074-4.113iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938465
H04D_BHZ87.665244.58P1461872769.5136-1-2.074iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938622
TCOL_BHZ87.794222.65P1461872767.327715.894-4.872iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938411
TPFO_BHZ87.861249.03P1461872769.8795-1-2.639iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938628
L26K_BHZ87.877226.81P1461872769.1568-1-3.437iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938632
M27K_BHZ87.923228.15P1461872768.87017.6444-3.941iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938471
H23K_BHZ88.034221.08P1461872769.6864-1-3.654iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938636
POKR_BHZ88.095223.04P1461872769.314-1-4.316iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938639
J05D_BHZ88.127245.68P1461872771.0414-1-2.735iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938634
F04D_BHZ88.164244.33P1461872771.6045-1-2.35iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938637
J25K_BHZ88.342224.94P1461872770.808268.182-3.984iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938415
L27K_BHZ88.409228.18P1461872771.0332-1-4.078iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938646
I05D_BHZ88.493245.58P1461872772.4774-1-3.026iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938645
H24K_BHZ88.498222.62P1461872771.24595.5541-4.284iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938417
E04D_BHZ88.645244.64P1461872773.5643-1-2.655iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938648
D03D_BHZ88.746244.24P1461872775.0136-1-1.681iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938650
D04E_BHZ88.786244.48P1461872775.826-1-1.057iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938652
J26L_BHZ88.819226.58P1461872773.9545-1-3.087iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938657
G05D_BHZ88.881245.58P1461872774.9585-1-2.371iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938655
F05D_BHZ89.056245.46P1461872775.7965-1-2.356iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938659
A04D_BHZ89.489244.51P1461872777.8911-1-2.287iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938662
N31M_BHZ89.599233.59P1461872776.2283-1-4.466iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938666
B05D_BHZ89.66244.97P1461872778.9954-1-1.983iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938665
M30M_BHZ89.873232.69P1461872777.8512-1-4.119iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938669
TOLK_BHZ90.15221.02P1461872780.9297-1-2.335iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938673
214A_BHZ90.177251.05P1461872780.0912-1-3.296iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938670
R11A_BHZ90.2249.47P1461872780.6472-1-2.849iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938671
C06D_BHZ90.248245.87P1461872779.825-1-3.894iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938672
J29M_BHZ90.527231.42P1461872781.5762-1-3.438iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938675
M31M_BHZ90.55234.81P1461872780.0305-1-5.091iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938676
A21K_BHZ90.792214.43P1461872782.4201-1-3.828iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938677
I29M_BHZ91.063231.35P1461872782.8191-1-4.684iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938679
W18A_BHZ93.595252.82P1461872797.2001-1-1.969iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938687
121A_BHZ94.403253.7P1461872800.2108-1-2.651iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938689
Y22D_BHZ95.522254.29P1461872804.7004-1-3.253iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938693
H17A_BHZ95.706253.02P1461872807.0113-1-1.776iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938694
O20A_BHZ96.159254.11P1461872807.7006-1-3.132iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938699
S22A_BHZ96.575254.71P1461872810.4796-1-2.229iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938700
C36M_BHZ97.8244.54P1461872814.8021-1-3.391iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938703
N23A_BHZ98.043255.64P1461872817.4314-1-1.845iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938705
K22A_BHZ98.062255.51P1461872816.9162-1-2.442iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938706
Q24A_BHZ98.159255.86P1461872818.8575-1-0.933iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938707
T25A_BHZ98.28256.04P1461872817.4611-1-2.868iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938708
A36M_BHZ98.599243.79Pdiff1461872818.7361-1-3.011iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938709
MSTX_BHZ98.823256.49Pdiff1461872819.8105-1-2.927iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938710
KSCO_BHZ100.077257.39Pdiff1461872827.0495-1-1.255iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938713
833A_BHZ100.356257.19Pdiff1461872828.4137-1-1.129iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938715
ABTX_BHZ101.075257.87Pdiff1461872830.7241-1-2.01iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938719
435B_BHZ102.412258.5Pdiff1461872837.2574-1-1.413iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938722
WHTX_BHZ102.757258.83Pdiff1461872837.86-1-2.343iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938723
SUSD_BHZ103.796260.85Pdiff1461872843.0198-1-1.794iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938724
MDND_BHZ103.883261.23Pdiff1461872841.2624-1-3.938iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938726
BGNE_BHZ103.89260.64Pdiff1461872842.7422-1-2.489iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938725
TUL1_BHZ104.815260.65Pdiff1461872848.3222-1-1.014iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938728
W39A_BHZ106.318261.55Pdiff1461872853.648-1-2.361iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938731
Z41A_BHZ106.835261.49Pdiff1461872856.0548-1-2.248iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938734
X40A_BHZ106.987261.85Pdiff1461872856.713-1-2.266iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938735
U40A_BHZ107.228262.41Pdiff1461872858.6379-1-1.409iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938736
W41B_BHZ107.558262.37Pdiff1461872860.7076-1-0.806iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938737
SPMN_BHZ108.22265.26Pdiff1461872860.9272-1-3.524iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938755
L44A_BHZ111.557267.46Pdiff1461872877.4312-1-1.834iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938746
SFIN_BHZ112.087267.27Pdiff1461872880.9827-1-0.632iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938744
O48B_BHZ113.561268.45Pdiff1461872886.3554-1-1.806iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938743
P49A_BHZ113.878268.41Pdiff1461872888.7852-1-0.782iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938742
TIGA_BHZ114.36265.42Pdiff1461872890.3753-1-1.332iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938740
P52A_BHZ115.87270.09Pdiff1461872897.3594-1-1.052iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938759
KMSC_BHZ116.446268.37Pdiff1461872897.6906-1-3.274iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938761
O53A_BHZ116.57270.99Pdiff1461872899.8017-1-1.714iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938762
M53A_BHZ116.946271.95Pdiff1461872900.533-1-2.653iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938763
L61B_BHZ122.779278.17PKPdf1461873135.3426-1-3.343iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938774
M65A_BHZ124.406279.1PKPdf1461873138.9953-1-2.791iasp91dbp:vladik:16112938778

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