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Magnitude 7 Earthquake: Solomon Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Nov 18th 2015 18:31:04 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7 mww) located in Solomon Islands. Seismic region Bismarck And Solomon Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station E28B in the network is 11,575.9 km.

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Details

Time:Wed Nov 18th 2015 18:31:04 (UTC)
Magnitude:7 mww
Location:(-8.9478,158.3763)
Depth:10.9 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:3702,5682
nass,ndef:135,0
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
F36B_BHZ108.986°276.8°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:33.0628 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163030
U38B_BHZ109.14°272.96°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:33.7957 UTC-10.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163032
P38B_BHZ109.601°274.62°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:34.0715 UTC-1-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163033
S39B_BHZ109.911°274.06°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:34.9499 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163034
P40B_BHZ110.749°275.57°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:37.2709 UTC-10.454iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163038
T42B_BHZ111.731°275.22°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:38.2472 UTC9.0391-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163039
L42A_BHZ112.244°278.17°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:39.3707 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163040
P43A_BHZ112.671°277.31°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:40.6286 UTC-10.159iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163041
P46A_BHZ114.44°278.88°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:44.011 UTC-10.157iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163045
Z47B_BHZ114.55°275.43°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:43.6312 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163044
T47A_BHZ114.899°277.76°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:44.2997 UTC6.9017-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163046
E46A_BHZ115.175°284.12°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:45.2728 UTC-10.003iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163048
V48A_BHZ115.289°277.36°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:45.1953 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163047
N47A_BHZ115.365°280.53°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:45.4874 UTC-1-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163049
P48A_BHZ115.82°280.05°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:46.5072 UTC-1-0.006iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163051
U49A_BHZ116.017°278.4°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:46.4418 UTC8.5359-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163050
L48A_BHZ116.085°281.95°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:46.5718 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163052
250A_BHZ116.181°275.89°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:47.3456 UTC-10.135iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163055
N49A_BHZ116.478°281.64°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:47.4714 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163056
O49A_BHZ116.509°281.18°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:47.2361 UTC-1-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163054
W50A_BHZ116.58°278.05°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:48.1103 UTC7.34820.127iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163059
T50A_BHZ116.684°279.26°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:47.8668 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163057
R50A_BHZ116.87°280.24°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:47.9258 UTC8.4568-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163058
Z51A_BHZ116.943°277.2°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:48.6565 UTC-10.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163061
X51A_BHZ117.038°278.02°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:48.3964 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163060
M50A_BHZ117.215°282.72°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:49.0301 UTC-1-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163062
V51A_BHZ117.265°278.97°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:49.2727 UTC-10.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163065
352A_BHZ117.368°276.41°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:49.913 UTC-10.403iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163067
152A_BHZ117.403°277.14°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:49.0946 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163063
Q51A_BHZ117.484°281.3°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:49.1014 UTC-1-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163064
S51A_BHZ117.554°280.42°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:49.3837 UTC7.8235-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163066
W52A_BHZ117.715°278.88°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:49.988 UTC10.207-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163068
Y52A_BHZ117.788°278.16°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:50.2738 UTC-10.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163070
N51A_BHZ117.813°282.98°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:50.4704 UTC-10.094iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163073
V52A_BHZ117.863°279.49°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:50.4177 UTC7.07110.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163072
Q52A_BHZ118.318°282.04°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:50.402 UTC6.4124-0.874iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163071
O52A_BHZ118.392°282.96°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:50.988 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163075
M52A_BHZ118.412°284.07°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:51.0255 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163076
V53A_BHZ118.519°279.91°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:51.9678 UTC8.60380.218iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163079
R53A_BHZ118.689°281.93°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:51.7034 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163077
154A_BHZ118.756°278.08°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:51.9788 UTC-1-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163080
P53A_BHZ118.868°282.95°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:51.7497 UTC10.052-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163078
N53A_BHZ118.97°284.07°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:52.5352 UTC16.5970.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163081
U54A_BHZ119.152°281.04°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:53.0318 UTC-10.045iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163085
S54A_BHZ119.293°282.09°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:52.8587 UTC6.1416-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163083
255A_BHZ119.38°278.08°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:53.4688 UTC-10.036iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163086
Q54A_BHZ119.4°283.08°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:52.7687 UTC16.692-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163082
O54A_BHZ119.461°284.08°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:53.6221 UTC14.8230.032iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163088
656A_BHZ119.657°276.61°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:54.1452 UTC-10.171iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163092
V55A_BHZ119.76°281.08°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:54.342 UTC10.0550.166iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163093
J54A_BHZ119.879°287.13°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:53.9798 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163090
R55A_BHZ120.103°283.21°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:54.4078 UTC12.31-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163094
M55A_BHZ120.305°286.03°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:54.6462 UTC9.9092-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163095
U56A_BHZ120.32°281.93°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:54.9696 UTC-1-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163097
J55A_BHZ120.453°287.79°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:55.2235 UTC-1-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163099
Q56A_BHZ120.63°284.33°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:56.3006 UTC5.21990.419iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163105
W57A_BHZ120.872°281.5°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:56.0253 UTC-1-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163103
L56A_BHZ120.974°287.36°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:55.9248 UTC11.819-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163102
T57A_BHZ121.063°283.09°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:56.3895 UTC11.603-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163107
J56A_BHZ121.113°288.59°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:55.5987 UTC-1-1.022iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163100
S57A_BHZ121.118°283.76°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:55.9042 UTC-1-0.727iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163101
P57A_BHZ121.395°285.47°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:56.8758 UTC11.162-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163108
V58A_BHZ121.439°282.48°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:56.9591 UTC-1-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163109
061Z_BHZ121.459°275.39°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:58.3261 UTC-10.815iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163118
X58A_BHZ121.518°281.58°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:49:57.7011 UTC-10.074iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163115
M57A_BHZ121.519°287.25°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:57.1131 UTC15.754-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163111
K57A_BHZ121.523°288.55°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:56.9729 UTC11.073-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163110
J57A_BHZ121.661°289.38°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:57.5324 UTC7.2367-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163113
R58B_BHZ121.891°284.66°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:57.6752 UTC9.5246-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163114
N58A_BHZ121.964°287.28°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:57.8138 UTC16.028-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163116
J58A_BHZ122.165°289.95°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:58.3461 UTC16.556-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163119
U59A_BHZ122.353°283.75°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:58.9997 UTC-10.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163123
T59A_BHZ122.388°284.3°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:59.0676 UTC-10.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163125
J59A_BHZ122.661°290.67°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:58.997 UTC21.272-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163122
L59A_BHZ122.727°289.45°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:49:59.5663 UTC14.066-0.136iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163128
T60A_BHZ122.978°285°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:50:00.636 UTC-10.126iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163131
V61A_BHZ123.442°284.26°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:50:01.3712 UTC-1-0.055iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163135
J61A_BHZ124.023°292.28°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:02.3317 UTC16.730.159iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163140
H62A_BHZ124.462°294.29°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:50:03.3147 UTC12.503-0.135iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163147
K62A_BHZ124.497°292.13°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:50:03.3807 UTC10.29-0.138iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163148
G62A_BHZ124.593°295.26°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:02.9741 UTC17.361-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163144
E62A_BHZ124.605°297.07°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:03.2926 UTC13.6380.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163146
I62A_BHZ124.629°293.69°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:03.0415 UTC12.569-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163145
F62A_BHZ124.655°296.2°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:03.5354 UTC14.2650.159iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163149
D62A_BHZ124.679°297.8°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:02.843 UTC15.896-0.579iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163143
I63A_BHZ125.053°294.48°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:04.2915 UTC13.7920.159iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163152
M63A_BHZ125.095°291.48°PKiKP2015-11-18 18:50:04.962 UTC8.05140.253iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163157
F63A_BHZ125.281°296.89°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:04.2817 UTC15.566-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163151
E63A_BHZ125.344°297.95°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:04.4024 UTC13.003-0.284iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163153
F64A_BHZ125.674°297.7°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:04.8817 UTC18.625-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163155
L64A_BHZ125.729°292.87°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:04.9867 UTC-1-0.431iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163158
G65A_BHZ126.471°298.03°PKPdf2015-11-18 18:50:06.8382 UTC21.3510.011iasp91dbp:tcox:15323163160

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