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Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Tue Dec 6th 2016 22:03:34 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.4 mwp) located in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Seismic region Andaman Islands To Sumatra.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station A21K in the network is 10,058.3 km.

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Details

Time:Tue Dec 6th 2016 22:03:34 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.4 mwp
Location:(5.3081,96.2686)
Depth:17.2 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:5369265,5689518
nass,ndef:145,0
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
A21K_BHZ90.355287.89PcP1481062596.637844.1910.539iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408246
C23K_BHZ92.747293.54PcP1481062608.127419.6911.434iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408247
J20K_BHZ93.561289.96PcP1481062612.536810.7172.233iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408243
TOLK_BHZ93.57294.46PcP1481062612.690630.2652.349iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408248
H21K_BHZ93.572291.28PcP1481062610.843526.3280.491iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408249
E23K_BHZ93.796294.38PcP1481062611.868517.6990.524iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408252
H22K_BHZ94.027292.61PcP1481062613.571138.3491.201iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408250
N19K_BHZ94.548289.43PcP1481062616.596810.0421.914iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408251
F24K_BHZ94.617295.97PcP1481062616.52521.0461.538iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408254
E25K_BHZ95.122298.2PcP1481062618.76.85541.471iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408245
O20A_BHZ129.273327.75PKiKP1481062963.092917.5780.149iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408276
N23A_BHZ129.513330.8PKiKP1481062963.9746.33750.549iasp91dbp:vladik:16343408277

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