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Magnitude 7 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Thu Apr 28th 2016 19:33:26 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7 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 11,335.7 km.

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Details

Time:Thu Apr 28th 2016 19:33:26 (UTC)
Magnitude:7 mww
Location:(-16.0941,167.3368)
Depth:35.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:682738,693652
nass,ndef:95,0
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
F33B_BHZ105.851°263.04°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:44.8011 UTC-1-1.734iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405870
S39B_BHZ107.031°262.55°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:47.8582 UTC-1-0.866iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405871
P38B_BHZ107.112°263.01°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:48.817 UTC-1-0.057iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405875
I37B_BHZ107.689°264.46°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:49.0492 UTC-1-0.9iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405876
F36B_BHZ107.771°264.97°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:49.3622 UTC-1-0.742iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405873
B35B_BHZ107.839°265.62°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:48.3727 UTC-1-1.858iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405874
P40B_BHZ108.237°263.89°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:51.0376 UTC-10.063iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405877
G40A_BHZ110.051°267.08°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:54.9279 UTC-10.545iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405879
S44A_BHZ110.231°264.92°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:54.7843 UTC-10.063iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405881
L42A_BHZ110.247°266.25°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:54.6954 UTC-1-0.057iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405880
I42A_BHZ110.902°267.46°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:56.0534 UTC-10.063iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405878
D41A_BHZ111.246°268.92°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:57.5479 UTC-10.906iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405885
X48A_BHZ111.723°264.92°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:58.0936 UTC-10.545iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405887
H43A_BHZ111.741°268.47°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:56.8036 UTC-1-0.78iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405883
T47A_BHZ111.878°265.9°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:57.6644 UTC-1-0.178iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405884
P46A_BHZ111.964°266.89°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:57.5873 UTC-1-0.418iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405882
V48A_BHZ112.012°265.56°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:56.837 UTC-1-1.261iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405886
Y49A_BHZ112.193°265.02°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:59.2283 UTC-10.786iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405890
E43A_BHZ112.314°269.79°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:59.0978 UTC-10.424iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405891
U49A_BHZ112.906°266.47°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:59.2626 UTC-1-0.539iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405892
N47A_BHZ113.169°268.37°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:00.2473 UTC-1-0.057iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405889
W50A_BHZ113.2°266.17°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:58.8613 UTC-1-1.502iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405888
T50A_BHZ113.687°267.23°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:51:59.5518 UTC-1-1.743iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405894
L48A_BHZ114.133°269.67°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:02.3334 UTC-10.183iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405893
E46A_BHZ114.17°271.74°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:02.1627 UTC-1-0.057iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405895
O49A_BHZ114.186°268.94°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:01.5908 UTC-1-0.659iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405896
N49A_BHZ114.312°269.37°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:02.7971 UTC-10.302iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405897
V52A_BHZ114.63°267.42°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:02.6834 UTC-1-0.418iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405899
Q51A_BHZ114.928°269.04°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:02.5303 UTC-1-1.141iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405900
V53A_BHZ115.258°267.78°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:03.5107 UTC-1-0.794iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405902
O52A_BHZ116.095°270.52°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:05.0074 UTC-1-0.9iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405901
P53A_BHZ116.444°270.49°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:05.8727 UTC-1-0.702iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405908
S54A_BHZ116.508°269.7°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:06.3628 UTC-1-0.334iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405906
V55A_BHZ116.56°268.79°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:04.7157 UTC-1-2.08iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405905
N53A_BHZ116.843°271.52°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:06.2685 UTC-1-1.07iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405904
Q54A_BHZ116.879°270.6°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:07.7169 UTC-10.269iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405903
O54A_BHZ117.209°271.5°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:07.875 UTC8.302-0.164iasp91tele405834
R55A_BHZ117.445°270.69°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:06.8702 UTC-1-1.621iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405909
W57A_BHZ117.542°269.13°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:07.147 UTC-1-1.529iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405910
X58A_BHZ118.069°269.19°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:09.6274 UTC-1-0.059iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405914
T57A_BHZ118.144°270.54°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:10.0463 UTC-10.14iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405911
Q56A_BHZ118.157°271.67°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:09.8875 UTC-10.033iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405912
V58A_BHZ118.261°269.98°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:10.2704 UTC-10.136iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405913
S57A_BHZ118.372°271.13°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:09.6543 UTC-1-0.61iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405916
M55A_BHZ118.375°273.26°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:10.5792 UTC7.18080.224iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405833
J55A_BHZ118.946°274.91°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:10.4768 UTC-1-0.886iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405917
P57A_BHZ119.049°272.68°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:11.8693 UTC-10.198iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405920
R58B_BHZ119.215°271.92°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:11.5424 UTC-1-0.334iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405918
L56A_BHZ119.227°274.46°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:11.025 UTC6.5599-0.875iasp91tele405836
U59A_BHZ119.325°271.07°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:12.8568 UTC-10.646iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405919
T59A_BHZ119.502°271.56°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:12.46 UTC-10.033iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405915
M57A_BHZ119.609°274.31°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:12.3877 UTC-1-0.243iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405921
J56A_BHZ119.64°275.6°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:12.6316 UTC5.2429-0.059iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405844
K57A_BHZ119.942°275.54°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:12.1054 UTC5.307-1.161iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405840
N58A_BHZ119.956°274.32°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:11.949 UTC-1-1.345iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405863
J57A_BHZ120.249°276.31°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:12.785 UTC-1-1.07iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405922
J58A_BHZ120.768°276.8°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:14.45 UTC5.271-0.397iasp91tele405842
L59A_BHZ121.079°276.29°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:14.8951 UTC-1-0.545iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405864
J59A_BHZ121.318°277.45°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:15.2877 UTC-1-0.61iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405929
J61A_BHZ122.738°278.84°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:18.6404 UTC-10.033iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405936
I62A_BHZ123.521°280.11°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:19.857 UTC-1-0.243iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405938
H62A_BHZ123.521°280.71°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:20.6847 UTC6.09260.215iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405846
G62A_BHZ123.83°281.63°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:21.2 UTC7.07870.118iasp91tele405849
I63A_BHZ124.023°280.82°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:21.1817 UTC-10.125iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405939
L64A_BHZ124.205°279.21°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:21.3441 UTC-1-0.059iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405940
D62A_BHZ124.416°284.08°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:21.471 UTC-1-0.334iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405941
F63A_BHZ124.705°283.12°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:22.0208 UTC5.9268-0.334iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405851
E63A_BHZ124.968°284.14°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:22.5204 UTC-1-0.334iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405942
F64A_BHZ125.179°283.85°PKPdf2016-04-28 19:52:23.3809 UTC5.91150.125iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405856
G65A_BHZ125.873°284.05°PKiKP2016-04-28 19:52:24.9766 UTC8.0823-0.169iasp91dbp:tcox:16119405854

External resources

Current seismic activity measured by the seismic network

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