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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_CHANDeltaS-E azPhase TimeSNRTimeResModelAutharid
S12K_BHZ70.38227.87P1481972534.21048.4669-1.117iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440208
R16K_BHZ73.467231.68P1481972552.94959.7928-0.832iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440213
R17K_BHZ74.014232.78P1481972556.212550.893-0.766iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440214
P16K_BHZ74.211230.95P1481972556.987717.252-1.139iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439958
O16K_BHZ74.526230.73P1481972558.68-1-1.27iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441078
Q16K_BHZ74.533232.29P1481972558.282412.214-1.708iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439933
Q17K_BHZ74.602233.11P1481972559.2524109.78-1.139iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439932
N16K_BHZ74.828229.9P1481972561.7626-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441079
P17K_BHZ74.937232.39P1481972560.442916.475-1.884iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439959
O17K_BHZ75.031231.64P1481972561.966837.801-0.898iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440226
Q18K_BHZ75.2233.85P1481972562.608792.293-1.226iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439934
P18K_BHZ75.549233.48P1481972564.03829.009-1.796iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439960
O18K_BHZ75.833233.41P1481972566.1376-1-1.314iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441083
Q20K_BHZ76.293236.28P1481972569.341215.161-0.723iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440217
O19K_BHZ76.392234.17P1481972569.17732.944-1.446iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439961
P19K_BHZ76.524235.3P1481972570.3814-1-0.985iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441084
N19K_BHZ76.69233.9P1481972571.6875-1-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441085
O20K_BHZ77.019235.78P1481972572.940717.203-1.205iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439962
L19K_BHZ77.36233.3P1481972576.118192.140.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439935
M19K_BHZ77.369233.78P1481972576.2577-10.154iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441086
N20K_BHZ77.815235.96P1481972576.89425.203-1.687iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439963
M20K_BHZ77.839234.98P1481972578.4533-1-0.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441087
L20K_BHZ77.9234.17P1481972579.0336-1-0.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441088
K20K_BHZ78.346233.84P1481972581.649-10.132iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441089
O22K_BHZ78.443238.4P1481972581.257327.412-0.788iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439970
J20K_BHZ78.804233.63P1481972584.0711232.510.044iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440153
M22K_BHZ78.952237.81P1481972583.279445.93-1.555iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439971
P23K_BHZ79.19240.61P1481972585.51766.0402-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439966
Q23K_BHZ79.385241.67P1481972586.6658-1-0.525iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441090
M23K_BHZ79.942240.03P1481972589.280721.924-0.92iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439976
H21K_BHZ80.132234.68P1481972590.8259-1-0.394iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441091
I21K_BHZ80.14235.53P1481972591.0432-1-0.219iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441093
G21K_BHZ80.402233.9P1481972592.1866-1-0.482iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441094
M24K_BHZ80.732241.41P1481972594.426149.1310iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439980
H22K_BHZ80.748236.01P1481972594.1409-1-0.372iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441095
F21K_BHZ80.826233.82P1481972594.2048-1-0.723iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441096
I23K_BHZ81.043238.02P1481972594.743190.318-1.336iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440161
N25K_BHZ81.156242.92P1481972596.346448.924-0.328iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439981
G22K_BHZ81.282235.75P1481972596.7264-1-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441097
HARP_BHZ81.288242.3P1481972596.867140.711-0.504iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439943
H23K_BHZ81.339237.76P1481972597.029-1-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441098
F22K_BHZ81.401235.04P1481972597.6597-1-0.306iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441099
TCOL_BHZ81.442239.46P1481972596.3452179.51-1.84iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440162
G23K_BHZ81.652237.19P1481972599.0492-1-0.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441101
K24K_BHZ81.701241.54P1481972598.690335.024-0.854iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440165
POKR_BHZ81.721239.83P1481972597.331369.902-2.322iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440163
E22K_BHZ81.872235.31P1481972600.1784-1-0.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441104
H24K_BHZ81.927239.33P1481972598.9548-1-1.774iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441105
M26K_BHZ82.183244.28P1481972601.211557.118-0.854iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440252
J25K_BHZ82.241241.82P1481972601.3176-1-1.051iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441106
L26K_BHZ82.311243.89P1481972602.1835128.3-0.547iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439945
A21K_BHZ82.471230.31P1481972602.666559.455-0.898iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440236
G24K_BHZ82.505239.6P1481972603.2143-1-0.525iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441107
E23K_BHZ82.512237.42P1481972603.6012-1-0.175iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441108
M27K_BHZ82.634245.31P1481972604.6465181.680.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440253
D23K_BHZ82.682236.3P1481972604.9385-10.285iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441109
O28M_BHZ82.728247.02P1481972605.067484.7160.176iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440227
F24K_BHZ82.784239.12P1481972605.2503-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441110
TOLK_BHZ82.839237.4P1481972605.1406121.86-0.328iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440237
E24K_BHZ82.878238.49P1481972605.1444-1-0.525iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441112
J26L_BHZ82.879243.51P1481972605.1043-1-0.569iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441113
L27K_BHZ82.949245.27P1481972605.7701173.5-0.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440254
G25K_BHZ83.009240.89P1481972605.7049-1-0.635iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441114
C23K_BHZ83.185236.28P1481972606.9378263.94-0.306iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440238
K27K_BHZ83.256244.94P1481972607.6094-10iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441115
O29M_BHZ83.285248.52P1481972608.068647.0440.307iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440229
D24K_BHZ83.341238.06P1481972607.9371-1-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441116
P29M_BHZ83.435249.33P1481972608.5267-10iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441117
F25K_BHZ83.565241.24P1481972609.211-10.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441118
S31K_BHZ83.6250.83P1481972609.260110.48-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440218
C24K_BHZ83.677238.12P1481972609.6088-1-0.153iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441119
E25K_BHZ83.843241.26P1481972610.496596.043-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440239
P30M_BHZ83.972249.97P1481972611.4569-10.198iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441120
R31K_BHZ83.992251.21P1481972611.2532-1-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441121
I27K_BHZ84.097245.21P1481972611.7167-1-0.175iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441122
F26K_BHZ84.115242.65P1481972611.9833-10iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441123
M29M_BHZ84.122248.4P1481972612.085-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441124
D25K_BHZ84.173240.38P1481972611.6194-1-0.657iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441125
N30M_BHZ84.374249.73P1481972613.267444.849-0.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440231
H27K_BHZ84.393245.23P1481972613.4057173.550.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440132
L29M_BHZ84.508248.64P1481972614.2037-10.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441127
R32K_BHZ84.558252.28P1481972614.083211.479-0.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439949
G27K_BHZ84.589245.06P1481972614.2845106.94-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440240
O30N_BHZ84.594250.68P1481972614.308957.259-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439991
U33K_BHZ84.649253.68P1481972614.58667.2561-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440220
M30M_BHZ84.889249.89P1481972615.7869-1-0.087iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441128
C26K_BHZ84.907241.73P1481972616.4453328.470.482iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440241
T33K_BHZ84.935253.76P1481972616.14739.80870.044iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440221
J29M_BHZ84.964248.45P1481972616.55380.590.307iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440172
N31M_BHZ84.971250.9P1481972616.241273.253-0.043iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439992
K29M_BHZ85.026249.13P1481972616.7976-10.241iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441129
C27K_BHZ85.139242.9P1481972616.9899265.09-0.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440242
E27K_BHZ85.191245.01P1481972617.4462-10.066iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441130
V35K_BHZ85.254255.01P1481972617.538219.757-0.153iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440222
I29M_BHZ85.263248.29P1481972617.144187.04-0.591iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440171
P32M_BHZ85.347252.87P1481972618.177130.9130.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439994
M31M_BHZ85.82252.08P1481972619.9481101.54-0.547iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439950
Q32M_BHZ85.877254.18P1481972621.2347-10.46iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441131
P33M_BHZ85.957253.61P1481972620.557232.244-0.613iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439996
S34M_BHZ86.175255.23P1481972622.67996.570.439iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439995
EPYK_BHZ86.23249.69P1481972622.1611305.82-0.35iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440148
T35M_BHZ86.404256.04P1481972623.621843.770.263iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633439951
G30M_BHZ86.625250.11P1481972623.4978-1-0.942iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441132
R33M_BHZ86.635255.28P1481972624.8807-10.395iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441133
F31M_BHZ87.683252.39P1481972628.373299.09-1.139iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440235
C36M_BHZ91.579261.38P1481972646.2331-1-1.467iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441142
A36M_BHZ91.613260.34P1481972646.677-1-1.183iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441143
109C_BHZ91.982265.91PcP1481972650.5694-10.409iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441144
TPFO_BHZ92.574266.3PcP1481972652.898810.4050.116iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440011
R11A_BHZ93.552267.06P1481972656.8635.6990.088iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440018
H17A_BHZ97.42270.95PcP1481972675.742910.7951.46iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440151
W18A_BHZ98.163270.22Pdiff1481972678.91725.5091.337iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440179
O20A_BHZ99.254271.9Pdiff1481972682.44777.01630.022iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440180
121A_BHZ99.809270.9Pdiff1481972685.3686-10.482iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441153
K22A_BHZ100.423273.48Pdiff1481972687.50627.5318-0.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440182
S22A_BHZ100.442272.38Pdiff1481972688.94469.50281.249iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440233
N23A_BHZ100.963273.54Pdiff1481972690.601914.5960.592iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633440183
Q24A_BHZ101.693273.68Pdiff1481972694.6088-11.359iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441154
O48B_BHZ116.56287.95PKPdf1481972982.966-1-1.226iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441157
KMSC_BHZ121.021288.13PKPdf1481972992.3981-1-0.328iasp91dbp:jtytell:1633441160

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