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Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake: Nepal

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Tue May 12th 2015 07:05:19 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.4 mwp) located in Nepal. Seismic region India - Tibet - Szechwan -yunan.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station D62A in the network is 11,332.9 km.

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Details

Time:Tue May 12th 2015 07:05:19 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.4 mwp
Location:(27.8428,86.1535)
Depth:18.5 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:2573,4116
nass,ndef:49,0
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
E63A_BHZ102.249°22.86°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:14.6759 UTC6.03991.425iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110809
F64A_BHZ102.744°22.97°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:15.6749 UTC-10.226iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110810
F63A_BHZ103.094°22.33°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:18.3078 UTC-11.304iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110812
G65A_BHZ103.135°23.71°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:18.3072 UTC-11.125iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110811
B35B_BHZ103.797°0.11°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:22.864 UTC-12.742iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110815
G62A_BHZ103.915°21.13°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:23.2103 UTC-12.562iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110816
H62A_BHZ104.675°20.65°pPdiff2015-05-12 07:19:27.8398 UTC-1-2.375iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110821
I63A_BHZ105.017°21.2°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:27.1743 UTC-11.635iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110819
E28B_BHZ105.325°353.72°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:27.9014 UTC-10.997iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110822
I62A_BHZ105.376°20.55°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:29.8735 UTC7.10682.744iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110824
E38A_BHZ105.522°2.1°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:29.2289 UTC-11.447iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110823
J61A_BHZ106.174°19.53°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:30.9902 UTC5.63180.317iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110826
F33B_BHZ106.284°357.75°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:31.9209 UTC-10.759iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110830
F36B_BHZ106.295°0.3°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:32.8318 UTC5.51531.621iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110833
J59A_BHZ106.515°17.79°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:32.5213 UTC7.99360.334iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110832
K62A_BHZ106.736°19.88°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:34.6853 UTC-11.515iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110836
J58A_BHZ106.785°17.1°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:33.8125 UTC-10.428iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110834
G40A_BHZ106.813°3.37°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:35.2318 UTC7.31361.719iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110837
J54A_BHZ107.525°14.08°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:39.6813 UTC-13.012iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110840
I40B_BHZ108.205°3.01°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:41.2399 UTC6.33731.552iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110841
L56A_BHZ108.424°15.15°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:43.6072 UTC-12.946iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110843
M57A_BHZ109.109°15.62°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:45.8549 UTC-12.152iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110848
N58A_BHZ109.503°16.04°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:47.2373 UTC-11.785iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110849
L40A_BHZ110.052°2.47°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:49.8761 UTC-11.986iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110850
N49A_BHZ110.654°9.13°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:51.6531 UTC-11.095iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110851
O54A_BHZ110.832°12.73°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:19:52.6318 UTC-11.282iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110852
T42B_BHZ115.076°2.69°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:20:10.8333 UTC-10.646iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110853
V52A_BHZ115.586°10.05°Pdiff2015-05-12 07:20:14.0571 UTC-11.602iasp91dbp:tcox:15133110855

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