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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake: South Sandwich Islands Region

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat May 28th 2016 09:46:59 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.2 mww) located in South Sandwich Islands Region. Seismic region Southern Antilles.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station TIGA in the network is 11,127.0 km.

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Details

Time:Sat May 28th 2016 09:46:59 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.2 mww
Location:(-56.2033,-26.8926)
Depth:72.7 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:3933307,4228772
nass,ndef:334,0
Authoritative:-

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_BHZ99.955151.84Pdiff1464429634.2875-1-1.602iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992949
KMSC_BHZ102.346152.4Pdiff1464429645.0416-1-1.463iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992954
833A_BHZ104.303146.81Pdiff1464429653.9469-1-1.243iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992962
Z41A_BHZ105.419148.21Pdiff1464429658.5544-1-1.592iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992973
435B_BHZ105.503146.99Pdiff1464429659.3464-1-1.173iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992974
WHTX_BHZ106.456146.84Pdiff1464429662.9722-1-1.776iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992980
X40A_BHZ106.477148.02Pdiff1464429662.1885-1-2.653iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992981
P52A_BHZ106.609151.52Pdiff1464429663.1168-1-2.312iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992982
W41B_BHZ106.805148.12Pdiff1464429664.1019-1-2.195iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992984
O53A_BHZ106.817151.83Pdiff1464429664.2491-1-2.101iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992985
P49A_BHZ107.489150.42Pdiff1464429667.0728-1-2.26iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992990
W39A_BHZ107.492147.56Pdiff1464429667.5172-1-1.831iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612992989
M53A_BHZ107.674151.9Pdiff1464429667.8956-1-2.261iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993000
ABTX_BHZ108.005146.04Pdiff1464429669.9455-1-1.678iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993001
U40A_BHZ108.068147.7Pdiff1464429669.3405-1-2.563iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993003
O48B_BHZ108.284150.12Pdiff1464429670.1391-1-2.722iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993004
TUL1_BHZ108.979146.72Pdiff1464429673.6438-1-2.302iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993007
SFIN_BHZ109.136149.27Pdiff1464429673.8724-1-2.771iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993008
MSTX_BHZ110.597144.81Pdiff1464429681.6046-1-1.525iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993019
L44A_BHZ110.993148.59Pdiff1464429682.7724-1-2.115iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993021
121A_BHZ111.88143.71Pdiff1464429686.4437-1-2.383iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993022
T25A_BHZ113.947143.54Pdiff1464429697.1799-1-0.819iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993029
214A_BHZ113.969142.61Pdiff1464429697.1959-1-0.902iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993030
BGNE_BHZ114.557144.61Pdiff1464429698.6251-1-2.084iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993031
KSCO_BHZ114.62143.63Pdiff1464429699.8786-1-1.109iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993032
W18A_BHZ114.921142.51Pdiff1464429701.1977-1-1.126iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993033
SPMN_BHZ115.468145.77Pdiff1464429702.1724-1-2.58iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993034
S22A_BHZ115.586142.61Pdiff1464429706.6874-11.413iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993035
S22A_BHZ115.586142.61PKPdf1464429931.5555-1-1.296iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993586
Q24A_BHZ115.756142.79Pdiff1464429704.9805-1-1.051iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993036
Q24A_BHZ115.756142.79PKPdf1464429931.3308-1-1.848iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993587
109C_BHZ116.935141.4Pdiff1464429712.5945-11.329iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993336
109C_BHZ116.935141.4PKPdf1464429934.2619-1-1.174iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993577
SUSD_BHZ117.359143.43Pdiff1464429711.069-1-2.079iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993340
SUSD_BHZ117.359143.43PKPdf1464429933.7149-1-2.533iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993582
N23A_BHZ117.657141.93Pdiff1464429714.0141-1-0.456iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993343
N23A_BHZ117.657141.93PKPdf1464429934.9726-1-1.845iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993585
O20A_BHZ118.144141.42Pdiff1464429715.4278-1-1.205iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993346
O20A_BHZ118.144141.42PKPdf1464429935.7975-1-1.953iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993567
K22A_BHZ119.301141.14Pdiff1464429720.9899-1-0.778iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993358
K22A_BHZ119.301141.14PKPdf1464429937.0877-1-2.875iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993557
MDND_BHZ120.341142.02Pdiff1464429724.6073-1-1.775iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993366
MDND_BHZ120.341142.02PKPdf1464429938.9193-1-3.031iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993547
R11A_BHZ120.375139.87Pdiff1464429724.2246-1-2.307iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993367
R11A_BHZ120.375139.87PKPdf1464429941.0748-1-0.94iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993548
H17A_BHZ122.524139.03Pdiff1464429733.8913-1-2.182iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993373
H17A_BHZ122.524139.03PKPdf1464429945.1107-1-1.009iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993533
L04D_BHZ126.674136.33PKPdf1464429952.2969-1-1.719iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993539
K04D_BHZ126.687136.28Pdiff1464429753.5726-1-0.978iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993379
K04D_BHZ126.687136.28PKPdf1464429952.6882-1-1.352iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993540
J05D_BHZ126.9136.09Pdiff1464429754.12-1-1.379iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993380
J05D_BHZ126.9136.09PKPdf1464429953.0956-1-1.35iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993541
L02F_BHZ127.253136.05PKPdf1464429953.8492-1-1.265iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993519
J04D_BHZ127.311135.86PKPdf1464429954.055-1-1.169iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993520
I05D_BHZ127.708135.49PKPdf1464429954.857-1-1.119iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993521
K02D_BHZ127.715135.71PKPdf1464429954.8152-1-1.173iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993522
I04A_BHZ127.86135.47PKPdf1464429954.275-1-1.989iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993523
J01E_BHZ128.184135.39PKPdf1464429955.0198-1-1.856iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993524
I03D_BHZ128.267135.25PKPdf1464429955.3164-1-1.717iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993525
G05D_BHZ128.339135PKPdf1464429955.7786-1-1.39iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993526
H04D_BHZ128.543134.97PKPdf1464429956.0232-1-1.532iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993528
I02E_BHZ128.811134.88PKPdf1464429956.2543-1-1.808iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993529
F05D_BHZ128.863134.59PKPdf1464429956.6337-1-1.526iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993530
G03D_BHZ129.292134.41PKPdf1464429957.7123-1-1.257iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993514
F04D_BHZ129.772133.98PKPdf1464429959.2138-1-0.662iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993515
E04D_BHZ129.88133.84PKPdf1464429958.3705-1-1.708iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993516
D04E_BHZ130.41133.39PKPdf1464429960.3728-1-0.704iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993517
D03D_BHZ130.811133.06Pdiff1464429772.3367-1-0.522iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993382
D03D_BHZ130.811133.06PKPdf1464429960.899-1-0.931iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993518
T35M_BHZ140.069122.52PKPdf1464429967.2004-1-11.694iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993512
S34M_BHZ140.964121.12Pdiff1464429819.2609-11.335iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993385
S34M_BHZ140.964121.12PKPdf1464429969.5225-1-10.97iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993511
P33M_BHZ142.848117.66Pdiff1464429823.5166-1-2.771iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993387
P33M_BHZ142.848117.66PKPdf1464429976.3896-1-7.426iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993506
C36M_BHZ143.334112.45PKPdf1464429976.7784-1-7.884iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993504
M31M_BHZ144.401114.31Pdiff1464429833.9755-10.791iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993389
M31M_BHZ144.401114.31PKPdf1464429982.7685-1-3.738iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993499
O30N_BHZ144.54115.11PKPbc1464429982.2792-1-2.944iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993498
A36M_BHZ144.615108.12Pdiff1464429834.739-10.606iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993390
A36M_BHZ144.615108.12PKPbc1464429983.0801-1-2.396iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993497
N31M_BHZ144.703114.38PKPbc1464429982.5452-1-3.227iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993485
N30M_BHZ145.263113.62PKPbc1464429984.5061-1-3.088iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993487
M30M_BHZ145.572112.32PKPdf1464429984.6892-1-3.811iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993489
EPYK_BHZ146.821107.03PKPdf1464429985.9306-1-4.659iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993496
J29M_BHZ146.824108.75PKPdf1464429986.6488-1-3.948iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993495
I29M_BHZ147.142107.36PKPdf1464429986.3806-1-4.741iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993476
M27K_BHZ147.69109.39PKPdf1464429987.8661-1-4.156iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993480
L27K_BHZ147.896108.36PKPdf1464429988.0847-1-4.273iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993482
M26K_BHZ148.195108.6PKPdf1464429988.5655-1-4.277iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993484
K27K_BHZ148.293106.71PKPdf1464429988.9741-1-4.027iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993461
L26K_BHZ148.541107.4PKPdf1464429989.1271-1-4.274iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993463
N25K_BHZ148.652108.8PKPdf1464429989.6599-1-3.92iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993464
Q23K_BHZ148.715111.13PKPdf1464429989.0262-1-4.654iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993465
J26L_BHZ149.043104.91PKPdf1464429989.6979-1-4.508iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993467
HARP_BHZ149.146107.19PKPdf1464429989.61-1-4.76iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993469
M24K_BHZ149.514107PKPdf1464429990.913-1-4.039iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993460
K24K_BHZ149.8104.48PKPdf1464429990.2884-1-5.115iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993458
J25K_BHZ149.823103.42PKPdf1464429990.4485-1-4.99iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993457
M23K_BHZ150.122106.51PKPdf1464429991.0212-1-4.884iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993455
O22K_BHZ150.661107.46PKPdf1464429991.9706-1-4.771iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993437
POKR_BHZ150.786101.01PKPdf1464429991.3435-1-5.591iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993440
TCOL_BHZ150.917101.12PKPdf1464429991.061-1-6.074iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993445
H24K_BHZ151.09699.39PKPdf1464429992.3022-1-5.105iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993446
M22K_BHZ151.201105.01PKPdf1464429992.5616-1-5.006iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993426
Q20K_BHZ151.359109.13PKPdf1464429992.5454-1-5.263iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993429
I23K_BHZ151.58999.47PKPdf1464429992.2035-1-5.953iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993433
H23K_BHZ151.76898.09PKPdf1464429993.1981-1-5.226iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993435
O20K_BHZ151.92106.4PKPdf1464429992.915-1-5.738iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993436
TOLK_BHZ152.04692.81PKPdf1464429994.1118-1-4.73iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993417
Q19K_BHZ152.075107.88PKPdf1464429993.6225-1-5.262iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993416
M20K_BHZ152.612102.76PKPdf1464429993.7087-1-5.97iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993423
I21K_BHZ152.68397.34PKPdf1464429994.0709-1-5.712iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993425
O19K_BHZ152.764105.16PKPdf1464429993.6811-1-6.22iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993403
P18K_BHZ152.988106.13PKPdf1464429994.0038-1-6.224iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993404
N19K_BHZ152.997103.89PKPdf1464429992.5783-1-7.663iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993405
L20K_BHZ153.077101.1PKPdf1464429993.7879-1-6.57iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993406
H21K_BHZ153.07895.74PKPdf1464429994.1228-1-6.236iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993407
M19K_BHZ153.197101.86PKPdf1464429994.2757-1-6.255iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993408
K20K_BHZ153.31899.25PKPdf1464429994.4577-1-6.248iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993409
L19K_BHZ153.464100.99PKPdf1464429994.874-1-6.043iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993410
J20K_BHZ153.47197.58PKPdf1464429995.1051-1-5.821iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993411
N18K_BHZ153.633103.24PKPdf1464429994.8972-1-6.262iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993413
A21K_BHZ154.30380.62PKPdf1464429996.5512-1-5.555iasp91dbp:mcwhite:1612993392

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