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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_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
S39B_BHZ106.485°264.68°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:10.0281 UTC-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391744
P38B_BHZ106.494°265.13°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:10.5893 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391745
I37B_BHZ106.911°266.53°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:12.1824 UTC-10.014iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391747
R40B_BHZ107.364°265.49°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:12.0717 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391749
143B_BHZ107.565°264.22°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:11.7652 UTC-1-1.621iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391751
P40B_BHZ107.627°266.02°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:12.1523 UTC-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391750
344B_BHZ108.005°264.16°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:14.7663 UTC-10.559iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391752
E38A_BHZ108.318°268.65°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:14.1253 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391753
G40A_BHZ109.234°269.16°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:14.3441 UTC-1-2.166iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391756
P43A_BHZ109.577°267.63°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:16.6257 UTC-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391758
S44A_BHZ109.695°267.1°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:16.7119 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391757
M44A_BHZ110.749°269.22°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:19.7906 UTC-10.423iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391759
P46A_BHZ111.359°269.08°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:19.9922 UTC-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391761
Y49A_BHZ111.812°267.27°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:20.4449 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391763
250A_BHZ111.832°266.59°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:20.8919 UTC-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391764
U49A_BHZ112.422°268.7°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:21.4697 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391762
W50A_BHZ112.768°268.43°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:22.1297 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391766
352A_BHZ112.943°267.06°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:23.5531 UTC-10.014iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391771
J47A_BHZ113.109°272.15°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:24.1434 UTC-10.286iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391767
152A_BHZ113.174°267.68°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:23.3135 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391768
T50A_BHZ113.184°269.47°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:23.0603 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391769
E46A_BHZ113.311°273.86°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:20.986 UTC-1-3.256iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391772
O49A_BHZ113.56°271.16°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:23.6432 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391773
V51A_BHZ113.563°269.23°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:22.0131 UTC-1-2.711iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391774
R50A_BHZ113.591°270.33°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:22.6123 UTC-1-2.166iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391775
N49A_BHZ113.659°271.58°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:23.9681 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391776
W52A_BHZ113.898°269.17°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:25.1071 UTC-1-0.259iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391777
S51A_BHZ114.174°270.5°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:25.5006 UTC-1-0.395iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391779
V52A_BHZ114.175°269.69°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:25.0939 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391780
Q51A_BHZ114.347°271.28°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:25.1505 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391781
M50A_BHZ114.499°272.56°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:25.7133 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391782
154A_BHZ114.529°268.5°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:24.0002 UTC-1-2.575iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391783
P51A_BHZ114.556°271.67°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:24.7338 UTC-1-1.894iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391784
V53A_BHZ114.811°270.07°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:26.311 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391785
O52A_BHZ115.472°272.77°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:27.4402 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391786
U54A_BHZ115.604°271.06°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:28.1024 UTC-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391787
M52A_BHZ115.752°273.77°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:29.4764 UTC-10.542iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391788
P53A_BHZ115.845°272.76°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:27.6093 UTC-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391789
V55A_BHZ116.105°271.1°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:28.1084 UTC-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391791
N53A_BHZ116.191°273.77°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:26.5009 UTC-1-3.256iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391792
Q54A_BHZ116.299°272.87°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:27.6625 UTC-1-2.302iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391793
O54A_BHZ116.581°273.77°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:28.3375 UTC-1-2.166iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391796
U56A_BHZ116.764°271.84°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:27.872 UTC-1-2.983iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391794
R55A_BHZ116.892°272.98°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:28.3892 UTC-1-2.711iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391797
W57A_BHZ117.115°271.47°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:29.9063 UTC-1-1.621iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391799
Q56A_BHZ117.573°273.98°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:30.6459 UTC-1-1.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391800
T57A_BHZ117.643°272.87°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:32.414 UTC-1-0.122iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391802
M55A_BHZ117.693°275.53°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:30.8753 UTC-1-1.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391803
Y59A_BHZ118.067°271.51°PKiKP2016-04-06 07:17:33.9072 UTC-10.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391805
J55A_BHZ118.191°277.16°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:32.9178 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391806
P57A_BHZ118.445°274.99°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:32.8595 UTC-1-1.212iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391807
L56A_BHZ118.515°276.74°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:32.8577 UTC-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391808
R58B_BHZ118.672°274.26°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:34.5194 UTC-10.014iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391809
J56A_BHZ118.881°277.87°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:33.9668 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391813
M57A_BHZ118.928°276.61°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:34.328 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391812
T59A_BHZ118.999°273.92°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:34.6014 UTC-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391811
K57A_BHZ119.203°277.82°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:34.1738 UTC-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391702
N58A_BHZ119.294°276.63°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:34.2104 UTC-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391810
T60A_BHZ119.639°274.54°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:35.0071 UTC-1-1.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391814
J58A_BHZ120.001°279.09°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:36.2435 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391817
L59A_BHZ120.357°278.6°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:36.9238 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391820
J59A_BHZ120.543°279.74°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:36.5995 UTC-1-1.485iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391699
J61A_BHZ121.958°281.17°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:40.1196 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391830
K62A_BHZ122.318°281°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:39.5801 UTC-1-1.894iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391837
H62A_BHZ122.685°283.03°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:41.3691 UTC-1-0.804iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391836
I62A_BHZ122.713°282.45°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:41.2874 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391835
G62A_BHZ122.964°283.95°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:41.6298 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391834
F62A_BHZ123.179°284.84°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:42.0397 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391833
I63A_BHZ123.204°283.17°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:42.4959 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391832
D62A_BHZ123.468°286.37°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:41.7729 UTC-1-1.894iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391839
L64A_BHZ123.473°281.6°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:43.1451 UTC-1-0.531iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391840
F63A_BHZ123.811°285.44°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:43.6523 UTC-1-0.667iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391841
E63A_BHZ124.041°286.45°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:43.8178 UTC-1-0.94iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391842
F64A_BHZ124.273°286.18°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:44.1231 UTC-1-1.076iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391843
G65A_BHZ124.988°286.41°PKPdf2016-04-06 07:17:44.8023 UTC-1-1.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16097391844

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