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Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake: New Ireland Region, P.n.g.

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat Dec 17th 2016 10:51:12 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.9 mww) located in New Ireland Region, P.n.g.. Seismic region Bismarck And Solomon Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station S12K in the network is 7,834.7 km.

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Details

Time:Sat Dec 17th 2016 10:51:12 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.9 mww
Location:(-4.5091,153.4495)
Depth:103.2 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:5458007,5780358
nass,ndef:247,0
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_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
S12K_BHZ70.38°227.87°P2016-12-17 11:02:14.2104 UTC8.4669-1.117iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440208
R16K_BHZ73.467°231.68°P2016-12-17 11:02:32.9495 UTC9.7928-0.832iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440213
R17K_BHZ74.014°232.78°P2016-12-17 11:02:36.2125 UTC50.893-0.766iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440214
P16K_BHZ74.211°230.95°P2016-12-17 11:02:36.9877 UTC17.252-1.139iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439958
O16K_BHZ74.526°230.73°P2016-12-17 11:02:38.68 UTC-1-1.27iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441078
Q16K_BHZ74.533°232.29°P2016-12-17 11:02:38.2824 UTC12.214-1.708iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439933
Q17K_BHZ74.602°233.11°P2016-12-17 11:02:39.2524 UTC109.78-1.139iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439932
N16K_BHZ74.828°229.9°P2016-12-17 11:02:41.7626 UTC-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441079
P17K_BHZ74.937°232.39°P2016-12-17 11:02:40.4429 UTC16.475-1.884iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439959
O17K_BHZ75.031°231.64°P2016-12-17 11:02:41.9668 UTC37.801-0.898iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440226
Q18K_BHZ75.2°233.85°P2016-12-17 11:02:42.6087 UTC92.293-1.226iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439934
P18K_BHZ75.549°233.48°P2016-12-17 11:02:44.038 UTC29.009-1.796iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439960
O18K_BHZ75.833°233.41°P2016-12-17 11:02:46.1376 UTC-1-1.314iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441083
Q20K_BHZ76.293°236.28°P2016-12-17 11:02:49.3412 UTC15.161-0.723iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440217
O19K_BHZ76.392°234.17°P2016-12-17 11:02:49.177 UTC32.944-1.446iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439961
P19K_BHZ76.524°235.3°P2016-12-17 11:02:50.3814 UTC-1-0.985iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441084
N19K_BHZ76.69°233.9°P2016-12-17 11:02:51.6875 UTC-1-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441085
O20K_BHZ77.019°235.78°P2016-12-17 11:02:52.9407 UTC17.203-1.205iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439962
L19K_BHZ77.36°233.3°P2016-12-17 11:02:56.118 UTC192.140.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439935
M19K_BHZ77.369°233.78°P2016-12-17 11:02:56.2577 UTC-10.154iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441086
N20K_BHZ77.815°235.96°P2016-12-17 11:02:56.894 UTC25.203-1.687iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439963
M20K_BHZ77.839°234.98°P2016-12-17 11:02:58.4533 UTC-1-0.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441087
L20K_BHZ77.9°234.17°P2016-12-17 11:02:59.0336 UTC-1-0.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441088
K20K_BHZ78.346°233.84°P2016-12-17 11:03:01.649 UTC-10.132iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441089
O22K_BHZ78.443°238.4°P2016-12-17 11:03:01.2573 UTC27.412-0.788iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439970
J20K_BHZ78.804°233.63°P2016-12-17 11:03:04.0711 UTC232.510.044iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440153
M22K_BHZ78.952°237.81°P2016-12-17 11:03:03.2794 UTC45.93-1.555iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439971
P23K_BHZ79.19°240.61°P2016-12-17 11:03:05.5176 UTC6.0402-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439966
Q23K_BHZ79.385°241.67°P2016-12-17 11:03:06.6658 UTC-1-0.525iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441090
M23K_BHZ79.942°240.03°P2016-12-17 11:03:09.2807 UTC21.924-0.92iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439976
H21K_BHZ80.132°234.68°P2016-12-17 11:03:10.8259 UTC-1-0.394iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441091
I21K_BHZ80.14°235.53°P2016-12-17 11:03:11.0432 UTC-1-0.219iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441093
G21K_BHZ80.402°233.9°P2016-12-17 11:03:12.1866 UTC-1-0.482iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441094
M24K_BHZ80.732°241.41°P2016-12-17 11:03:14.4261 UTC49.1310iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439980
H22K_BHZ80.748°236.01°P2016-12-17 11:03:14.1409 UTC-1-0.372iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441095
F21K_BHZ80.826°233.82°P2016-12-17 11:03:14.2048 UTC-1-0.723iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441096
I23K_BHZ81.043°238.02°P2016-12-17 11:03:14.7431 UTC90.318-1.336iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440161
N25K_BHZ81.156°242.92°P2016-12-17 11:03:16.3464 UTC48.924-0.328iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439981
G22K_BHZ81.282°235.75°P2016-12-17 11:03:16.7264 UTC-1-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441097
HARP_BHZ81.288°242.3°P2016-12-17 11:03:16.8671 UTC40.711-0.504iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439943
H23K_BHZ81.339°237.76°P2016-12-17 11:03:17.029 UTC-1-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441098
F22K_BHZ81.401°235.04°P2016-12-17 11:03:17.6597 UTC-1-0.306iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441099
TCOL_BHZ81.442°239.46°P2016-12-17 11:03:16.3452 UTC179.51-1.84iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440162
G23K_BHZ81.652°237.19°P2016-12-17 11:03:19.0492 UTC-1-0.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441101
K24K_BHZ81.701°241.54°P2016-12-17 11:03:18.6903 UTC35.024-0.854iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440165
POKR_BHZ81.721°239.83°P2016-12-17 11:03:17.3313 UTC69.902-2.322iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440163
E22K_BHZ81.872°235.31°P2016-12-17 11:03:20.1784 UTC-1-0.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441104
H24K_BHZ81.927°239.33°P2016-12-17 11:03:18.9548 UTC-1-1.774iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441105
M26K_BHZ82.183°244.28°P2016-12-17 11:03:21.2115 UTC57.118-0.854iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440252
J25K_BHZ82.241°241.82°P2016-12-17 11:03:21.3176 UTC-1-1.051iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441106
L26K_BHZ82.311°243.89°P2016-12-17 11:03:22.1835 UTC128.3-0.547iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439945
A21K_BHZ82.471°230.31°P2016-12-17 11:03:22.6665 UTC59.455-0.898iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440236
G24K_BHZ82.505°239.6°P2016-12-17 11:03:23.2143 UTC-1-0.525iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441107
E23K_BHZ82.512°237.42°P2016-12-17 11:03:23.6012 UTC-1-0.175iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441108
M27K_BHZ82.634°245.31°P2016-12-17 11:03:24.6465 UTC181.680.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440253
D23K_BHZ82.682°236.3°P2016-12-17 11:03:24.9385 UTC-10.285iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441109
O28M_BHZ82.728°247.02°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.0674 UTC84.7160.176iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440227
F24K_BHZ82.784°239.12°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.2503 UTC-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441110
TOLK_BHZ82.839°237.4°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.1406 UTC121.86-0.328iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440237
E24K_BHZ82.878°238.49°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.1444 UTC-1-0.525iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441112
J26L_BHZ82.879°243.51°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.1043 UTC-1-0.569iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441113
L27K_BHZ82.949°245.27°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.7701 UTC173.5-0.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440254
G25K_BHZ83.009°240.89°P2016-12-17 11:03:25.7049 UTC-1-0.635iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441114
C23K_BHZ83.185°236.28°P2016-12-17 11:03:26.9378 UTC263.94-0.306iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440238
K27K_BHZ83.256°244.94°P2016-12-17 11:03:27.6094 UTC-10iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441115
O29M_BHZ83.285°248.52°P2016-12-17 11:03:28.0686 UTC47.0440.307iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440229
D24K_BHZ83.341°238.06°P2016-12-17 11:03:27.9371 UTC-1-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441116
P29M_BHZ83.435°249.33°P2016-12-17 11:03:28.5267 UTC-10iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441117
F25K_BHZ83.565°241.24°P2016-12-17 11:03:29.211 UTC-10.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441118
S31K_BHZ83.6°250.83°P2016-12-17 11:03:29.2601 UTC10.48-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440218
C24K_BHZ83.677°238.12°P2016-12-17 11:03:29.6088 UTC-1-0.153iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441119
E25K_BHZ83.843°241.26°P2016-12-17 11:03:30.4965 UTC96.043-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440239
P30M_BHZ83.972°249.97°P2016-12-17 11:03:31.4569 UTC-10.198iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441120
R31K_BHZ83.992°251.21°P2016-12-17 11:03:31.2532 UTC-1-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441121
I27K_BHZ84.097°245.21°P2016-12-17 11:03:31.7167 UTC-1-0.175iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441122
F26K_BHZ84.115°242.65°P2016-12-17 11:03:31.9833 UTC-10iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441123
M29M_BHZ84.122°248.4°P2016-12-17 11:03:32.085 UTC-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441124
D25K_BHZ84.173°240.38°P2016-12-17 11:03:31.6194 UTC-1-0.657iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441125
N30M_BHZ84.374°249.73°P2016-12-17 11:03:33.2674 UTC44.849-0.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440231
H27K_BHZ84.393°245.23°P2016-12-17 11:03:33.4057 UTC173.550.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440132
L29M_BHZ84.508°248.64°P2016-12-17 11:03:34.2037 UTC-10.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441127
R32K_BHZ84.558°252.28°P2016-12-17 11:03:34.0832 UTC11.479-0.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439949
G27K_BHZ84.589°245.06°P2016-12-17 11:03:34.2845 UTC106.94-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440240
O30N_BHZ84.594°250.68°P2016-12-17 11:03:34.3089 UTC57.259-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439991
U33K_BHZ84.649°253.68°P2016-12-17 11:03:34.5866 UTC7.2561-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440220
M30M_BHZ84.889°249.89°P2016-12-17 11:03:35.7869 UTC-1-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441128
C26K_BHZ84.907°241.73°P2016-12-17 11:03:36.4453 UTC328.470.482iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440241
T33K_BHZ84.935°253.76°P2016-12-17 11:03:36.1473 UTC9.80870.044iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440221
J29M_BHZ84.964°248.45°P2016-12-17 11:03:36.553 UTC80.590.307iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440172
N31M_BHZ84.971°250.9°P2016-12-17 11:03:36.2412 UTC73.253-0.043iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439992
K29M_BHZ85.026°249.13°P2016-12-17 11:03:36.7976 UTC-10.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441129
C27K_BHZ85.139°242.9°P2016-12-17 11:03:36.9899 UTC265.09-0.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440242
E27K_BHZ85.191°245.01°P2016-12-17 11:03:37.4462 UTC-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441130
V35K_BHZ85.254°255.01°P2016-12-17 11:03:37.5382 UTC19.757-0.153iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440222
I29M_BHZ85.263°248.29°P2016-12-17 11:03:37.144 UTC187.04-0.591iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440171
P32M_BHZ85.347°252.87°P2016-12-17 11:03:38.1771 UTC30.9130.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439994
M31M_BHZ85.82°252.08°P2016-12-17 11:03:39.9481 UTC101.54-0.547iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439950
Q32M_BHZ85.877°254.18°P2016-12-17 11:03:41.2347 UTC-10.46iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441131
P33M_BHZ85.957°253.61°P2016-12-17 11:03:40.5572 UTC32.244-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439996
S34M_BHZ86.175°255.23°P2016-12-17 11:03:42.679 UTC96.570.439iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439995
EPYK_BHZ86.23°249.69°P2016-12-17 11:03:42.1611 UTC305.82-0.35iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440148
T35M_BHZ86.404°256.04°P2016-12-17 11:03:43.6218 UTC43.770.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439951
G30M_BHZ86.625°250.11°P2016-12-17 11:03:43.4978 UTC-1-0.942iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441132
R33M_BHZ86.635°255.28°P2016-12-17 11:03:44.8807 UTC-10.395iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441133
F31M_BHZ87.683°252.39°P2016-12-17 11:03:48.3732 UTC99.09-1.139iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440235
C36M_BHZ91.579°261.38°P2016-12-17 11:04:06.2331 UTC-1-1.467iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441142
A36M_BHZ91.613°260.34°P2016-12-17 11:04:06.677 UTC-1-1.183iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441143
109C_BHZ91.982°265.91°PcP2016-12-17 11:04:10.5694 UTC-10.409iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441144
TPFO_BHZ92.574°266.3°PcP2016-12-17 11:04:12.8988 UTC10.4050.116iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440011
R11A_BHZ93.552°267.06°P2016-12-17 11:04:16.86 UTC35.6990.088iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440018
H17A_BHZ97.42°270.95°PcP2016-12-17 11:04:35.7429 UTC10.7951.46iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440151
W18A_BHZ98.163°270.22°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:38.9172 UTC5.5091.337iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440179
O20A_BHZ99.254°271.9°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:42.4477 UTC7.01630.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440180
121A_BHZ99.809°270.9°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:45.3686 UTC-10.482iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441153
K22A_BHZ100.423°273.48°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:47.5062 UTC7.5318-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440182
S22A_BHZ100.442°272.38°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:48.9446 UTC9.50281.249iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440233
N23A_BHZ100.963°273.54°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:50.6019 UTC14.5960.592iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440183
Q24A_BHZ101.693°273.68°Pdiff2016-12-17 11:04:54.6088 UTC-11.359iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441154
O48B_BHZ116.56°287.95°PKPdf2016-12-17 11:09:42.966 UTC-1-1.226iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441157
KMSC_BHZ121.021°288.13°PKPdf2016-12-17 11:09:52.3981 UTC-1-0.328iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441160

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