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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Apr 6th 2016 06:58:50 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 mwp) 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 11,308.9 km.

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Details

Time:Wed Apr 6th 2016 06:58:50 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mwp
Location:(-14.1101,166.5675)
Depth:33.7 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:664612,675894
nass,ndef:109,0
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
S39B_BHZ106.485264.68PKiKP1459927030.0281-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391744
P38B_BHZ106.494265.13PKiKP1459927030.5893-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391745
I37B_BHZ106.911266.53PKiKP1459927032.1824-10.014iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391747
R40B_BHZ107.364265.49PKiKP1459927032.0717-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391749
143B_BHZ107.565264.22PKiKP1459927031.7652-1-1.621iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391751
P40B_BHZ107.627266.02PKiKP1459927032.1523-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391750
344B_BHZ108.005264.16PKiKP1459927034.7663-10.559iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391752
E38A_BHZ108.318268.65PKiKP1459927034.1253-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391753
G40A_BHZ109.234269.16PKiKP1459927034.3441-1-2.166iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391756
P43A_BHZ109.577267.63PKiKP1459927036.6257-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391758
S44A_BHZ109.695267.1PKiKP1459927036.7119-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391757
M44A_BHZ110.749269.22PKiKP1459927039.7906-10.423iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391759
P46A_BHZ111.359269.08PKiKP1459927039.9922-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391761
Y49A_BHZ111.812267.27PKiKP1459927040.4449-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391763
250A_BHZ111.832266.59PKiKP1459927040.8919-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391764
U49A_BHZ112.422268.7PKiKP1459927041.4697-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391762
W50A_BHZ112.768268.43PKiKP1459927042.1297-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391766
352A_BHZ112.943267.06PKiKP1459927043.5531-10.014iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391771
J47A_BHZ113.109272.15PKiKP1459927044.1434-10.286iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391767
152A_BHZ113.174267.68PKiKP1459927043.3135-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391768
T50A_BHZ113.184269.47PKiKP1459927043.0603-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391769
E46A_BHZ113.311273.86PKiKP1459927040.986-1-3.256iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391772
O49A_BHZ113.56271.16PKiKP1459927043.6432-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391773
V51A_BHZ113.563269.23PKiKP1459927042.0131-1-2.711iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391774
R50A_BHZ113.591270.33PKiKP1459927042.6123-1-2.166iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391775
N49A_BHZ113.659271.58PKiKP1459927043.9681-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391776
W52A_BHZ113.898269.17PKPdf1459927045.1071-1-0.259iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391777
S51A_BHZ114.174270.5PKPdf1459927045.5006-1-0.395iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391779
V52A_BHZ114.175269.69PKPdf1459927045.0939-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391780
Q51A_BHZ114.347271.28PKPdf1459927045.1505-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391781
M50A_BHZ114.499272.56PKPdf1459927045.7133-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391782
154A_BHZ114.529268.5PKPdf1459927044.0002-1-2.575iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391783
P51A_BHZ114.556271.67PKPdf1459927044.7338-1-1.894iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391784
V53A_BHZ114.811270.07PKPdf1459927046.311-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391785
O52A_BHZ115.472272.77PKPdf1459927047.4402-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391786
U54A_BHZ115.604271.06PKPdf1459927048.1024-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391787
M52A_BHZ115.752273.77PKiKP1459927049.4764-10.542iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391788
P53A_BHZ115.845272.76PKPdf1459927047.6093-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391789
V55A_BHZ116.105271.1PKPdf1459927048.1084-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391791
N53A_BHZ116.191273.77PKPdf1459927046.5009-1-3.256iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391792
Q54A_BHZ116.299272.87PKPdf1459927047.6625-1-2.302iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391793
O54A_BHZ116.581273.77PKPdf1459927048.3375-1-2.166iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391796
U56A_BHZ116.764271.84PKPdf1459927047.872-1-2.983iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391794
R55A_BHZ116.892272.98PKPdf1459927048.3892-1-2.711iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391797
W57A_BHZ117.115271.47PKPdf1459927049.9063-1-1.621iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391799
Q56A_BHZ117.573273.98PKPdf1459927050.6459-1-1.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391800
T57A_BHZ117.643272.87PKPdf1459927052.414-1-0.122iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391802
M55A_BHZ117.693275.53PKPdf1459927050.8753-1-1.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391803
Y59A_BHZ118.067271.51PKiKP1459927053.9072-10.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391805
J55A_BHZ118.191277.16PKPdf1459927052.9178-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391806
P57A_BHZ118.445274.99PKPdf1459927052.8595-1-1.212iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391807
L56A_BHZ118.515276.74PKPdf1459927052.8577-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391808
R58B_BHZ118.672274.26PKPdf1459927054.5194-10.014iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391809
J56A_BHZ118.881277.87PKPdf1459927053.9668-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391813
M57A_BHZ118.928276.61PKPdf1459927054.328-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391812
T59A_BHZ118.999273.92PKPdf1459927054.6014-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391811
K57A_BHZ119.203277.82PKPdf1459927054.1738-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391702
N58A_BHZ119.294276.63PKPdf1459927054.2104-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391810
T60A_BHZ119.639274.54PKPdf1459927055.0071-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391814
J58A_BHZ120.001279.09PKPdf1459927056.2435-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391817
L59A_BHZ120.357278.6PKPdf1459927056.9238-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391820
J59A_BHZ120.543279.74PKPdf1459927056.5995-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391699
J61A_BHZ121.958281.17PKPdf1459927060.1196-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391830
K62A_BHZ122.318281PKPdf1459927059.5801-1-1.894iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391837
H62A_BHZ122.685283.03PKPdf1459927061.3691-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391836
I62A_BHZ122.713282.45PKPdf1459927061.2874-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391835
G62A_BHZ122.964283.95PKPdf1459927061.6298-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391834
F62A_BHZ123.179284.84PKPdf1459927062.0397-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391833
I63A_BHZ123.204283.17PKPdf1459927062.4959-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391832
D62A_BHZ123.468286.37PKPdf1459927061.7729-1-1.894iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391839
L64A_BHZ123.473281.6PKPdf1459927063.1451-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391840
F63A_BHZ123.811285.44PKPdf1459927063.6523-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391841
E63A_BHZ124.041286.45PKPdf1459927063.8178-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391842
F64A_BHZ124.273286.18PKPdf1459927064.1231-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391843
G65A_BHZ124.988286.41PKPdf1459927064.8023-1-1.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391844

External resources

Current seismic activity measured by the seismic network

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