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Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake: Near Coast Of Ecuador

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat Apr 16th 2016 23:58:37 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.8 mww) located in Near Coast Of Ecuador. Seismic region Andean South America.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station 061Z in the network is 2,839.9 km.

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Details

Time:Sat Apr 16th 2016 23:58:37 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.8 mww
Location:(0.3715,-79.9398)
Depth:19.2 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:673499,684664
nass,ndef:254,0
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
061Z_BHZ25.511177.75P1460851445.78027.5372-1.144iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398683
060A_BHZ26.668179.06P1460851456.3183-11.41iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399546
656A_BHZ29.103174.66P1460851477.1692-10.493iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399547
553A_BHZ30.122171.02P1460851486.0432-10.34iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399548
456A_BHZ30.418175.88P1460851489.2655-10.951iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399549
451A_BHZ30.743168.58P1460851492.0605-10.875iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399550
545B_BHZ31.325159.38P1460851496.178-1-0.127iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399727
352A_BHZ31.464170.41P1460851497.56595.31090.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398374
257A_BHZ31.62177.93P1460851499.7744-10.875iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399551
255A_BHZ31.646175.16P1460851499.627.38220.493iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398376
250A_BHZ32.167168.05P1460851503.502911.958-0.195iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398380
346B_BHZ32.301161.96P1460851505.5173-10.646iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399552
154A_BHZ32.379174.08P1460851505.899333.4220.34iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398377
152A_BHZ32.61171.11P1460851507.834835.3980.263iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398379
344B_BHZ32.717159.73P1460851508.774922.3790.263iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398386
441B_BHZ32.878155.03P1460851510.7906-10.875iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399553
342B_BHZ33.147156.91P1460851512.294718.7940.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398388
735B_BHZ33.206145.93P1460851514.3378-11.563iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399554
Z51A_BHZ33.311170.44P1460851513.718514.440.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398394
146B_BHZ33.39163.27P1460851514.407421.2540.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398392
Y58A_BHZ33.535180.49P1460851516.05357.36330.416iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398400
Y59A_BHZ33.633181.93P1460851517.132928.9470.646iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398390
Y57A_BHZ33.648179.18P1460851517.11138.20550.493iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398401
Y60A_BHZ33.672183.11P1460851517.54659.75690.722iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398397
Z47B_BHZ33.706165.24P1460851516.46516.868-0.654iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398404
Y52A_BHZ33.715172.56P1460851517.003311.457-0.195iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398403
Y49A_BHZ34.032168.38P1460851519.445913.057-0.501iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398408
143B_BHZ34.088159.23P1460851519.5486-1-0.883iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399556
X58A_BHZ34.188181.07P1460851521.1794-1-0.119iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399557
X51A_BHZ34.502171.3P1460851523.284812.931-0.73iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398443
Y45B_BHZ34.684162.95P1460851525.845423.4610.263iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398448
X48A_BHZ34.722167.46P1460851525.1119.076-0.807iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398446
W57A_BHZ34.781179.91P1460851526.459913.3640.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398439
W52A_BHZ34.921173.02P1460851527.431637.179-0.195iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398445
237B_BHZ35.002151.53P1460851528.357411.8220.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398471
W50A_BHZ35.187170.65P1460851529.495352.427-0.425iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398450
V53A_BHZ35.399175.04P1460851531.774528.2060.034iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398454
V58A_BHZ35.431181.42P1460851531.741927.925-0.272iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398461
V55A_BHZ35.5177.8P1460851532.413211.519-0.195iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398482
V61A_BHZ35.557185.79P1460851533.137610.4780.037iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398487
V52A_BHZ35.633173.72P1460851533.621351.706-0.125iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398464
V51A_BHZ35.669172.42P1460851534.305956.4540.253iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398467
Z38B_BHZ35.8153.66P1460851535.646122.1680.468iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398492
W45B_BHZ35.838164.07P1460851534.518413.857-0.989iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398490
V48A_BHZ35.943168.22P1460851535.9035110.92-0.503iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398474
U56A_BHZ35.978179.25P1460851536.659332.922-0.044iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398481
U59A_BHZ36.036183.65P1460851536.913828.346-0.287iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398488
U54A_BHZ36.191176.81P1460851538.42927.886-0.098iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398505
U49A_BHZ36.545170.16P1460851540.363148.716-1.178iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398498
T57A_BHZ36.632181.15P1460851541.595328.905-0.692iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398501
T59A_BHZ36.667184P1460851542.184336.56-0.395iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398507
Z35B_BHZ36.755150.18P1460851543.177533.224-0.154iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398521
T60A_BHZ36.887185.34P1460851545.1472-10.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399558
T50A_BHZ36.928171.83P1460851543.804-1-0.998iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399559
T47A_BHZ37.212168.1P1460851545.851435.208-1.359iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398513
S57A_BHZ37.4181.62P1460851548.170410.511-0.636iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398542
S51A_BHZ37.42173.98P1460851548.216562.254-0.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398523
S54A_BHZ37.45177.74P1460851548.7130.197-0.515iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398529
S61A_BHZ37.516187.02P1460851551.8022-12.016iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399560
T45B_BHZ37.519165.61P1460851547.848125.245-1.962iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398527
R58B_BHZ37.64183.38P1460851550.923632.4460.087iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398536
R55A_BHZ37.911179.71P1460851553.094729.614-0.033iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398544
R53A_BHZ38.004176.73P1460851553.034136.572-0.877iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398546
R50A_BHZ38.124172.88P1460851553.923546.318-0.998iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398547
R61A_BHZ38.194187.45P1460851557.0405-11.534iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399561
R49A_BHZ38.224171.53P1460851554.040248.2-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398550
S44A_BHZ38.297164.86P1460851555.140865.389-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398552
Q54A_BHZ38.621178.57P1460851558.339933.45-0.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398556
Q52A_BHZ38.65176.27P1460851558.099250.098-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398558
Q56A_BHZ38.675181.2P1460851559.636428.8270.087iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398563
Q51A_BHZ38.78174.56P1460851559.676568.579-0.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398561
P53A_BHZ39.138177.7P1460851563.030237.617-0.395iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398576
P57A_BHZ39.152183.05P1460851563.990318.4020.449iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398590
P51A_BHZ39.214175.06P1460851562.703910.78-1.359iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398577
S39B_BHZ39.305158.57P1460851563.586422.887-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398598
P48A_BHZ39.409171.34P1460851564.091142.712-1.6iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398580
Q44B_BHZ39.42165.61P1460851564.41851.981-1.359iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398585
R40B_BHZ39.576160.42P1460851566.206861.364-0.877iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398587
P61A_BHZ39.582188.1P1460851568.302512.5691.172iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398594
T35B_BHZ39.63153.44P1460851567.253932.943-0.274iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398607
O52A_BHZ39.782177.04P1460851567.675346.098-1.118iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398596
P46A_BHZ39.803168.6P1460851566.648811.213-2.324iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398609
O49A_BHZ40.017173.15P1460851569.026941.001-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398600
P43A_BHZ40.232165.07P1460851570.807714.067-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398625
N53A_BHZ40.443178.62P1460851573.038432.335-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398616
O44A_BHZ40.532166.81P1460851573.167912.288-1.841iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398614
N58A_BHZ40.574184.96P1460851575.201731.033-0.154iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398628
N51A_BHZ40.607176.26P1460851574.1533.776-1.48iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398618
P40B_BHZ40.69161.23P1460851574.476624.058-1.841iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398635
N49A_BHZ40.733173.49P1460851574.946730.645-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398622
N47A_BHZ40.844171.18P1460851575.981540.635-1.6iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398627
N62A_BHZ40.982189.9P1460851579.2941-10.57iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399562
M57A_BHZ41.045184.28P1460851579.928366.8590.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398642
M55A_BHZ41.111181.79P1460851579.387825.311-0.395iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398638
M50A_BHZ41.128175.28P1460851578.804848.371-1.118iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398637
P38B_BHZ41.168159.08P1460851579.012912.93-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398644
M52A_BHZ41.189177.85P1460851579.18612.703-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398641
N41A_BHZ41.535163.41P1460851581.06619.704-2.203iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398653
M63A_BHZ41.649191.93P1460851584.88737.7630.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398650
M44A_BHZ41.666167.76P1460851581.536110.836-2.806iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398654
L48A_BHZ41.769173.25P1460851584.065331.962-1.118iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398646
R32B_BHZ41.773151.12P1460851585.902579.0110.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398648
L56A_BHZ41.82183.57P1460851585.08314.357-0.515iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398664
L46A_BHZ42.033170.48P1460851584.77729.4899-2.565iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398660
L59A_BHZ42.051187.32P1460851587.930830.1820.449iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398659
N38B_BHZ42.183159.97P1460851586.600116.212-1.962iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398656
L64A_BHZ42.367193.57P1460851590.74878.08260.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398678
K57A_BHZ42.471185.07P1460851590.633573.025-0.274iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398665
K50A_BHZ42.472176.02P1460851589.312334.44-1.6iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398662
L42A_BHZ42.546165.53P1460851588.949110.345-2.565iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398672
K62A_BHZ42.856191.37P1460851594.359725.1740.328iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398676
L40A_BHZ42.913163.3P1460851592.649450.583-1.841iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398671
J54A_BHZ42.917181.91P1460851593.770813.339-0.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398717
N35B_BHZ42.921156.58P1460851593.196616.234-1.359iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398719
J55A_BHZ42.936183.12P1460851594.046626.822-0.636iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398674
J56A_BHZ42.993184.52P1460851595.109253.739-0.033iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398675
K43A_BHZ42.998167.64P1460851592.257224.069-2.926iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398417
J47A_BHZ43.089172.84P1460851593.8347-1-2.083iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399563
J58A_BHZ43.19186.81P1460851596.460544.63-0.274iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398713
J59A_BHZ43.366187.93P1460851597.161259.789-0.998iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398716
N33B_BHZ43.38154.02P1460851598.478310.610.208iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398727
J61A_BHZ43.48190.77P1460851599.883233.8740.811iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398725
I49A_BHZ43.644175.82P1460851599.764243.962-0.636iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398721
K38B_BHZ43.817161.29P1460851600.071931.555-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398419
I45A_BHZ44.023170.92P1460851601.12119.4079-2.324iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398734
L34B_BHZ44.154156.03P1460851603.255410.79-1.239iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398747
I62A_BHZ44.174192.4P1460851605.102610.3910.449iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398762
I42A_BHZ44.248167.08P1460851603.4088112.61-1.841iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398729
I63A_BHZ44.467193.42P1460851607.931133.9560.931iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398752
H43A_BHZ44.643168.82P1460851606.687491.211-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398739
H62A_BHZ44.885192.5P1460851611.146818.4740.811iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398764
G45A_BHZ44.955171.89P1460851609.047442.471-1.841iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398756
I37B_BHZ45.26160.87P1460851610.748310.211-2.565iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398766
K31B_BHZ45.502153.12P1460851614.478124.914-0.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398778
G62A_BHZ45.612193.22P1460851617.275366.1521.172iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398775
G40A_BHZ45.803165.61P1460851615.776676.616-1.841iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398769
F42A_BHZ45.958168.56P1460851617.115825.272-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398774
G65A_BHZ46.144197.29P1460851620.99827.1960.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398785
E46A_BHZ46.154173.94P1460851618.905681.01-1.48iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398779
F63A_BHZ46.326195.07P1460851622.067510.2340.328iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398794
F62A_BHZ46.364193.85P1460851622.723-10.69iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399564
E43A_BHZ46.419170.24P1460851620.745691.536-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398783
F64A_BHZ46.622196.05P1460851624.144928.3870.087iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398790
F36B_BHZ47.035161.28P1460851625.0949.744-2.203iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398792
E63A_BHZ47.138195.75P1460851628.54251.040.449iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398798
D41A_BHZ47.293168.22P1460851627.702257.582-1.6iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398796
E38A_BHZ47.34164.11P1460851627.348210.475-2.324iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398802
D62A_BHZ47.668194.81P1460851632.550752.6990.328iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398804
F33B_BHZ47.692157.62P1460851630.08147.5774-2.324iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398806
D32B_BHZ49.079157.13P1460851641.1468-1-1.962iasp91dbp:tcox:16108399565
B35B_BHZ49.448161.72P1460851644.211123.956-1.721iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398816
E28B_BHZ49.647152.29P1460851646.689810.941-0.757iasp91dbp:tcox:16108398819

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