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Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake: Near Coast Of Ecuador

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed May 18th 2016 16:46:44 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.8 mww) located in Near Coast Of Ecuador. Seismic region Andean South America.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station TIGA in the network is 3,473.0 km.

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Details

Time:Wed May 18th 2016 16:46:44 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.8 mww
Location:(0.4651,-79.6406)
Depth:31.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:3894076,4185725
nass,ndef:530,0
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
TIGA_BHZ31.199172.36P1463590378.391719.448-2.048iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973954
833A_BHZ33.664142.43P1463590398.814155.493-3.173iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973963
KMSC_BHZ34.713177.03P1463590408.837296.908-2.228iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973967
435B_BHZ34.77147.3P1463590409.2499-1-2.306iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974520
Z41A_BHZ35.048156.64P1463590411.2134-1-2.741iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974523
WHTX_BHZ35.735148.41P1463590416.969429.558-2.877iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973972
X40A_BHZ36.19157.26P1463590420.408415.495-3.332iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973979
W41B_BHZ36.645158.55P1463590424.516358.574-3.101iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973977
W39A_BHZ37.149156.13P1463590429.100651.055-2.801iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973981
ABTX_BHZ37.272145.61P1463590431.119130.67-1.821iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973983
U40A_BHZ37.925158.17P1463590435.4386198.62-3.026iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973986
TUL1_BHZ38.491153.45P1463590440.356222.789-2.87iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973987
P52A_BHZ39.235176.06P1463590446.282373.224-3.167iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973991
P49A_BHZ39.343171.98P1463590446.257387.573-4.098iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973989
O53A_BHZ39.81177.54P1463590451.0587102.68-3.181iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973995
MSTX_BHZ39.9142.24P1463590452.3608186.45-2.623iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974000
O48B_BHZ40.107171.42P1463590452.4669164.57-4.239iasp91dbp:vladik:16132973998
SFIN_BHZ40.486168.47P1463590455.342643.156-4.495iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974001
M53A_BHZ40.985178.42P1463590460.737451.212-3.216iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974084
121A_BHZ41.605134.73P1463590465.7797130.74-3.263iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974090
M65A_BHZ41.892193.54P1463590469.8554-1-1.539iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974535
Y22D_BHZ42.208136.98P1463590472.9031-1-1.066iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974540
L44A_BHZ42.373167.68P1463590470.294310.815-5.014iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974091
L61B_BHZ42.448190.34P1463590473.690741.231-2.234iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974093
T25A_BHZ43.222142.28P1463590481.426670.589-0.764iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974097
KSCO_BHZ43.912145.73P1463590486.336125.425-1.41iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974098
BGNE_BHZ44.229152.93P1463590487.139610.266-3.147iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974100
214A_BHZ44.401128.56P1463590489.5931105.28-2.069iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974103
W18A_BHZ44.574134.4P1463590492.789992.219-0.256iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974104
S22A_BHZ44.903139.66P1463590494.934951.937-0.732iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974105
Q24A_BHZ45.023142.5P1463590495.591327.47-1.03iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974106
SPMN_BHZ46.246161.62P1463590501.91527.442-4.379iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974111
N23A_BHZ46.926142.66P1463590510.668164.197-0.958iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974113
SUSD_BHZ47.201153.21P1463590509.977230.648-3.795iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974114
O20A_BHZ47.433139.46P1463590513.991842.155-1.587iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974118
TPFO_BHZ47.836126.06P1463590517.393953.93-1.315iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974125
109C_BHZ47.863124.89P1463590518.155711.083-0.762iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974124
K22A_BHZ48.586142.92P1463590522.323541.664-2.177iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974128
R11A_BHZ50.214130.19P1463590535.3728108.27-1.554iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974143
MDND_BHZ50.448153.72P1463590535.72220.32-2.982iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974144
H17A_BHZ51.79139.14P1463590547.063637.724-1.719iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974153
K04D_BHZ56.542126.51P1463590581.6899-1-1.749iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974564
L04D_BHZ56.631125.76P1463590582.076740.897-1.994iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974160
J05D_BHZ56.636127.36P1463590582.399389.798-1.703iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974159
J04D_BHZ57.118126.49P1463590585.8003101.21-1.726iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974161
I05D_BHZ57.338127.8P1463590587.086523.142-1.996iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974163
L02F_BHZ57.343124.51P1463590585.889614.163-3.225iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974162
I04A_BHZ57.624126.48P1463590588.7588-1-2.335iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974816
K02D_BHZ57.727124.72P1463590589.760732.519-2.06iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974165
G05D_BHZ57.882128.28P1463590591.792631.8-1.122iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974166
I03D_BHZ58.114125.54P1463590592.492819.938-2.049iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974167
J01E_BHZ58.152124.71P1463590593.906925.109-0.9iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974169
H04D_BHZ58.246126.54P1463590592.84659.8041-2.614iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974168
F05D_BHZ58.36128.45P1463590593.969439.28-2.291iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974170
I02E_BHZ58.645125.27P1463590596.4832.971-1.769iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974171
G03D_BHZ58.955126.37P1463590598.7328-1-1.67iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974565
F04D_BHZ59.333127.03P1463590601.2825.6753-1.746iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974173
E04D_BHZ59.377127.68P1463590601.305210.666-2.027iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974172
D04E_BHZ59.868127.77P1463590604.686411.013-2.033iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974174
D03D_BHZ60.256127.62P1463590607.634730.636-1.749iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974175
S34M_BHZ70.268123.77P1463590672.694342.133-1.64iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974177
P33M_BHZ72.254122.81P1463590684.6769128.18-1.675iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974179
M31M_BHZ73.959121.82P1463590695.019778.417-1.414iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974182
N31M_BHZ74.151120.32P1463590696.123530.503-1.431iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974183
N30M_BHZ74.68119.08P1463590700.059868.327-0.576iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974185
C36M_BHZ74.962133.55P1463590698.3766-1-3.89iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974817
M30M_BHZ75.107119.62P1463590700.1988112.36-2.905iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974187
J29M_BHZ76.576118.69P1463590709.1884-1-2.3iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974818
EPYK_BHZ76.981120.51P1463590712.311578.042-1.464iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974197
I29M_BHZ77.046118.79P1463590712.0793125.85-2.06iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974198
A36M_BHZ77.053132.85P1463590710.446961.833-3.735iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974194
M26K_BHZ77.588113.77P1463590715.060268.089-2.115iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974201
N25K_BHZ77.97112.13P1463590717.748344.46-1.555iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974202
Q23K_BHZ77.985110.12P1463590718.2549-1-1.133iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974819
L26K_BHZ77.986113.57P1463590717.853797.595-1.537iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974203
HARP_BHZ78.51111.77P1463590720.14337.9539-2.145iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974212
J26L_BHZ78.664113.65P1463590720.7246189.56-2.415iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974207
M24K_BHZ78.845110.78P1463590722.557662.696-1.576iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974210
K24K_BHZ79.289111.45P1463590724.114765.987-2.443iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974214
J25K_BHZ79.423111.98P1463590725.7252140.6-1.564iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974215
M23K_BHZ79.423109.31P1463590725.109448.736-2.181iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974216
O22K_BHZ79.927107.28P1463590727.51914.898-2.504iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974223
POKR_BHZ80.422110.14P1463590730.515823.066-2.172iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974226
M22K_BHZ80.486107.13P1463590730.235721.371-2.796iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974228
TCOL_BHZ80.509109.7P1463590730.68678.9321-2.468iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974227
H24K_BHZ80.842109.83P1463590733.046150.4-1.885iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974231
I23K_BHZ81.197108.35P1463590734.919266.521-1.904iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974234
O20K_BHZ81.199104.63P1463590735.161729.007-1.674iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974237
P19K_BHZ81.389104.03P1463590735.8751-1-1.964iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974821
Q19K_BHZ81.421103.56P1463590735.149218.631-2.86iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974239
H23K_BHZ81.482108.28P1463590736.134954.159-2.196iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974238
M20K_BHZ81.89104.44P1463590738.517465.82-1.963iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974241
I21K_BHZ82.259105.93P1463590739.895211.526-2.518iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974246
N19K_BHZ82.265103.08P1463590740.168733.535-2.278iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974244
P18K_BHZ82.316102.24P1463590740.009814.146-2.704iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974512
L20K_BHZ82.374103.84P1463590740.753372.072-2.261iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974245
TOLK_BHZ82.384108.63P1463590740.87232.715-2.195iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974248
K20K_BHZ82.668103.78P1463590742.283676.679-2.259iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974249
H21K_BHZ82.717105.23P1463590742.270329.837-2.527iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974250
L19K_BHZ82.746102.93P1463590742.088459.567-2.858iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974251
J20K_BHZ82.896103.81P1463590743.178969.757-2.548iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974253
N18K_BHZ82.907101.82P1463590742.904363.324-2.881iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974252
A21K_BHZ85.42102.21P1463590756.371-1-2.161iasp91dbp:vladik:16132974820

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