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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Apr 3rd 2016 08:23:53 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 mww) located in Vanuatu Islands. Seismic region New Hebrides Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station 735B in the network is 11,296.9 km.

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Details

Time:Sun Apr 3rd 2016 08:23:53 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mww
Location:(-14.3519,166.8205)
Depth:35.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:662687,674605
nass,ndef:111,0
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
S39B_BHZ106.427°264.33°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:12.368 UTC-1-2.253iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391280
P38B_BHZ106.447°264.77°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:13.6821 UTC-1-0.978iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391281
N38B_BHZ106.775°265.31°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:13.6516 UTC-1-1.615iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391283
I37B_BHZ106.892°266.17°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:13.6579 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391279
B35B_BHZ106.916°267.26°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:13.0647 UTC-1-2.466iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391278
F36B_BHZ106.921°266.64°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:13.9231 UTC-1-1.615iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391277
R40B_BHZ107.309°265.14°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:15.4966 UTC-1-0.765iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391288
P40B_BHZ107.579°265.66°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:14.7247 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391287
344B_BHZ107.907°263.82°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:18.1007 UTC-10.723iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391285
E38A_BHZ108.315°268.28°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:16.7369 UTC-1-1.403iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391289
G40A_BHZ109.222°268.79°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:18.0131 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391296
L42A_BHZ109.517°268.01°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:17.9305 UTC-1-2.466iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391295
P43A_BHZ109.53°267.27°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:18.1671 UTC-1-2.253iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391294
S44A_BHZ109.636°266.74°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:18.1536 UTC-1-2.466iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391293
Z47B_BHZ110.306°265.77°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:20.0565 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391292
O44A_BHZ110.359°268.12°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:20.3676 UTC-1-1.615iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391291
U49A_BHZ112.354°268.34°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:23.7286 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391307
P48A_BHZ112.682°269.77°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:24.5655 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391298
W50A_BHZ112.692°268.06°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:24.3723 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391299
Z51A_BHZ112.73°267.35°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:23.3817 UTC-1-3.103iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391306
352A_BHZ112.843°266.71°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:25.5111 UTC-1-1.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391300
152A_BHZ113.082°267.32°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:25.1164 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391302
J47A_BHZ113.085°271.77°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:25.3349 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391303
T50A_BHZ113.119°269.11°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:24.7634 UTC-1-2.466iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391304
E46A_BHZ113.307°273.48°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:25.5467 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391308
L48A_BHZ113.407°271.48°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:25.9519 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391309
N49A_BHZ113.619°271.21°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:26.357 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391310
Y52A_BHZ113.677°268.18°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:26.4676 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391311
W52A_BHZ113.82°268.8°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:26.5301 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391312
V52A_BHZ114.103°269.32°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:27.2836 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391315
S51A_BHZ114.113°270.13°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:27.3038 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391314
Q51A_BHZ114.295°270.91°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:28.2901 UTC-1-1.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391316
154A_BHZ114.436°268.14°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:27.9215 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391317
P51A_BHZ114.508°271.3°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:27.4211 UTC-1-2.466iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391320
N51A_BHZ114.984°272.41°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:29.1845 UTC-1-1.615iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391319
P53A_BHZ115.796°272.38°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:30.3136 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391318
V55A_BHZ116.033°270.72°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:31.6172 UTC-1-1.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391322
N53A_BHZ116.151°273.39°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:31.6311 UTC-1-1.403iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391323
Q54A_BHZ116.248°272.49°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:31.3907 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391324
O54A_BHZ116.537°273.39°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:32.1576 UTC-1-1.615iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391325
U56A_BHZ116.695°271.46°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:32.0357 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391327
R55A_BHZ116.836°272.6°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:32.5177 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391328
W57A_BHZ117.039°271.09°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:33.9681 UTC-1-0.765iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391330
Y58A_BHZ117.326°270.64°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:34.0935 UTC-1-1.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391331
Q56A_BHZ117.522°273.59°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:34.2561 UTC-1-1.403iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391332
J54A_BHZ117.573°276.17°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:34.5658 UTC-1-1.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391333
T57A_BHZ117.578°272.49°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:33.5127 UTC-1-2.253iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391334
M55A_BHZ117.659°275.15°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:33.6666 UTC-1-2.253iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391335
J55A_BHZ118.169°276.77°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:36.3439 UTC-1-0.552iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391338
P57A_BHZ118.398°274.61°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:36.1438 UTC-1-1.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391339
L56A_BHZ118.486°276.35°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:35.8052 UTC6.9665-1.698iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390905
M57A_BHZ118.893°276.22°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:36.8795 UTC-1-1.403iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391340
T59A_BHZ118.935°273.53°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:36.3222 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391341
K57A_BHZ119.179°277.43°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:36.7878 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391342
N58A_BHZ119.256°276.24°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:37.0193 UTC5.5287-1.957iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390899
T60A_BHZ119.576°274.15°PKiKP2016-04-03 08:42:39.6739 UTC-1-0.048iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391343
J58A_BHZ119.981°278.7°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:38.5349 UTC-1-1.828iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391355
L59A_BHZ120.329°278.2°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:38.9877 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391352
J59A_BHZ120.525°279.35°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:39.7048 UTC6.7595-1.698iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390906
J61A_BHZ121.941°280.77°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:42.9276 UTC6.9038-1.18iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390908
K62A_BHZ122.297°280.59°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:43.8079 UTC-1-0.978iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391358
M63A_BHZ122.659°279.94°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:44.7117 UTC-1-0.765iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391357
H62A_BHZ122.678°282.62°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:44.3325 UTC5.8911-1.18iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390912
I62A_BHZ122.701°282.04°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:44.3774 UTC6.0092-1.18iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390910
G62A_BHZ122.962°283.53°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:44.0147 UTC-1-2.04iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391356
F62A_BHZ123.183°284.43°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:45.2094 UTC6.9139-1.266iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390909
I63A_BHZ123.194°282.75°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:45.4901 UTC6.1017-1.007iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390911
L64A_BHZ123.448°281.19°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:44.0903 UTC-1-2.891iasp91dbp:tcox:16096391363
D62A_BHZ123.481°285.95°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:44.9142 UTC9.4964-2.13iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390901
F63A_BHZ123.814°285.03°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:46.4129 UTC9.3893-1.266iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390914
E63A_BHZ124.05°286.03°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:46.3438 UTC6.6601-1.784iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390913
F64A_BHZ124.278°285.76°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:46.8646 UTC6.801-1.698iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390915
G65A_BHZ124.989°285.99°PKPdf2016-04-03 08:42:48.5638 UTC7.9106-1.352iasp91dbp:tcox:16096390902

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