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Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake: South Island, New Zealand

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Nov 13th 2016 11:02:56 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.8 mww) located in South Island, New Zealand. Seismic region New Zealand Region.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station 735B in the network is 12,080.9 km.

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Details

Time:Sun Nov 13th 2016 11:02:56 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.8 mww
Location:(-42.7568,173.0766)
Depth:23.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:842338,856357
nass,ndef:245,0
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. 0.1 Hz lowpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Seismic waveforms for vertical channels in network

Subset of several stations close to the event. 0.1 Hz lowpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Signal description at some stations

STA_CHANDeltaS-E azPhase TimeSNRTimeResModelAutharid
735B_BHZ108.524230.74pPdiff1479035850.8927-15.52iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497774
Z35B_BHZ111.685232.2pPdiff1479035862.166-12.762iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497781
237B_BHZ111.832232.26pPdiff1479035858.4745-1-1.583iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497784
441B_BHZ112.842232.66pPdiff1479035868.5078-13.965iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497787
Z38B_BHZ113.147232.95Pdiff1479035861.5603-13.265iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497788
342B_BHZ113.81233.13pPdiff1479035868.1107-1-0.728iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497792
R32B_BHZ113.826233.35pPdiff1479035872.2022-13.296iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497793
T35B_BHZ114.33233.69pPdiff1479035875.4247-14.28iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497796
344B_BHZ114.948233.62pPdiff1479035876.0522-12.164iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497799
143B_BHZ115.228233.89pPdiff1479035880.1911-15.058iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497800
U38B_BHZ115.429234.31pPdiff1479035878.6537-12.629iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497801
346B_BHZ115.782233.95pPdiff1479035883.88-16.29iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497804
N33B_BHZ115.971234.75pPdiff1479035877.8705-1-0.558iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497806
K31B_BHZ116.261234.92pPdiff1479035882.37-12.654iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497807
146B_BHZ116.792234.57pPdiff1479035888.2413-16.167iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497809
S39B_BHZ116.844235.21pPdiff1479035887.1274-14.822iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497810
N35B_BHZ117.166235.6pPdiff1479035897.4512-113.719iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497811
Y45B_BHZ117.169234.93pPdiff1479035890.1774-16.428iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497812
L34B_BHZ117.334235.74pPdiff1479035891.4035-16.921iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497817
E28B_BHZ117.379235.6pPdiff1479035890.578-15.899iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497816
Z47B_BHZ117.794235.1pPdiff1479035894.7091-18.189iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497818
P38B_BHZ117.802235.96pPdiff1479035902.0069-115.449iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497819
R40B_BHZ117.869235.88pPdiff1479035901.8306-114.978iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497820
451A_BHZ117.919234.61pPdiff1479035892.8261-15.748iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497823
T42B_BHZ117.93235.77pPdiff1479035901.3423-114.215iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497822
W45B_BHZ118.147235.6pPdiff1479035902.6669-114.578iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497821
250A_BHZ118.34235.07pPdiff1479035899.0913-110.147iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497826
061Z_BHZ118.585233.49pPdiff1479035896.5273-16.493iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497827
N38B_BHZ118.64236.6pPdiff1479035896.0245-15.749iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497830
P40B_BHZ118.7236.52pPdiff1479035903.7252-113.181iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497831
352A_BHZ118.99235.19pPdiff1479035899.4254-17.595iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497833
X48A_BHZ119.204235.96pPdiff1479035896.8012-14.02iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497834
Y49A_BHZ119.305235.88pPdiff1479035903.3661-110.135iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497836
656A_BHZ119.469234.78pPdiff1479035907.3198-113.362iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497838
S44A_BHZ119.513236.74pPdiff1479035911.3483-117.195iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497839
F33B_BHZ119.516237.53pPdiff1479035902.2508-18.087iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497840
T45B_BHZ119.546236.64pPdiff1479035903.5223-19.224iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497842
060A_BHZ119.67234.09pPdiff1479035904.9743-110.123iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497845
D32B_BHZ119.788237.78pPdiff1479035902.4681-17.096iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497844
152A_BHZ119.809235.8pPdiff1479035906.4533-110.985iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497846
Z51A_BHZ119.856235.98pPdiff1479035911.0936-115.418iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497847
K38B_BHZ119.937237.68pPdiff1479035908.5168-112.484iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497849
V48A_BHZ120.071236.65pPdiff1479035910.8975-114.268iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497850
N41A_BHZ120.107237.56pPdiff1479035914.3028-117.516iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497851
I37B_BHZ120.276238.06pPdiff1479035907.0637-19.523iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497852
Q44B_BHZ120.328237.41pPdiff1479035908.1122-110.343iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497853
P43A_BHZ120.395237.58pPdiff1479035907.2901-19.223iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497854
T47A_BHZ120.561237.16pPdiff1479035897.6316-1-1.174iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497855
L40A_BHZ120.595238.08pPdiff1479035902.0568-13.1iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497856
456A_BHZ120.608235.53pPdiff1479035897.7211-1-1.292iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497857
X51A_BHZ120.768236.68pPdiff1479035912.7536-113.031iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497858
W50A_BHZ120.804236.86pPdiff1479035902.3703-12.489iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497859
154A_BHZ120.904236.2pPdiff1479035907.7877-17.462iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497861
Y52A_BHZ120.931236.56pPdiff1479035913.5396-113.095iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497862
255A_BHZ120.964236.02pPdiff1479035906.4766-15.885iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497863
F36B_BHZ121.167238.94pPdiff1479035904.4894-12.996iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497867
U49A_BHZ121.198237.37pPdiff1479035906.9244-15.293iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497868
O44A_BHZ121.352238.26pPdiff1479035902.9426-10.628iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497872
L42A_BHZ121.548238.72pPdiff1479035917.0948-113.908iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497871
W52A_BHZ121.695237.23pPdiff1479035914.0499-110.211iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497873
V51A_BHZ121.788237.47pPdiff1479035918.5022-114.252iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497875
P46A_BHZ121.895238.47pPdiff1479035907.78-13.055iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497876
I40B_BHZ121.924239.3pPdiff1479035910.6852-15.833iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497877
257A_BHZ122.013236.39pPdiff1479035917.5063-112.258iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497878
T50A_BHZ122.106237.95pPdiff1479035914.3598-18.695iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497880
M44A_BHZ122.269239.09pPdiff1479035917.9947-111.611iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497879
B35B_BHZ122.315240.16pPdiff1479035919.0329-112.444iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497882
V52A_BHZ122.325237.73pPdiff1479035919.0533-112.417iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497883
R49A_BHZ122.551238.52pPdiff1479035918.5347-110.895iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497885
E38A_BHZ122.718240.33pPdiff1479035915.5276-17.146iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497886
K43A_BHZ122.754239.68pPdiff1479035922.2469-113.707iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497890
V53A_BHZ122.772237.87pPdiff1479035922.2799-113.663iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497888
G40A_BHZ122.873240.25pPdiff1479035918.6735-19.605iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497891
I42A_BHZ122.983240.09pPdiff1479035919.3585-19.801iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497892
P48A_BHZ122.988239.07pPdiff1479035916.9913-17.415iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497893
R50A_BHZ123.112238.82pPdiff1479035921.9792-111.85iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497894
S51A_BHZ123.274238.71pPdiff1479035921.3373-110.491iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497896
N47A_BHZ123.533239.77pPdiff1479035910.9055-1-1.093iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497900
Y57A_BHZ123.571237.65pPdiff1479035919.0534-16.888iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497901
L46A_BHZ123.71240.17pPdiff1479035917.8931-15.11iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497905
U54A_BHZ123.901238.66pPdiff1479035920.6325-17.001iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497904
V55A_BHZ123.969238.46pPdiff1479035917.4365-13.504iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497906
H43A_BHZ123.982240.95pPdiff1479035919.3612-15.372iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497907
Y58A_BHZ124.02237.78pPdiff1479035922.7592-18.601iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497908
O49A_BHZ124.079239.9pPdiff1479035927.1466-112.728iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497909
Q51A_BHZ124.152239.59pPdiff1479035929.6613-114.917iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497910
F42A_BHZ124.377241.54pPdiff1479035922.013-16.271iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497911
W57A_BHZ124.451238.41pPdiff1479035913.6033-1-2.468iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497912
N49A_BHZ124.545240.4pPdiff1479035923.7582-17.271iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497913
P51A_BHZ124.572239.97pPdiff1479035913.8343-1-2.776iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497914
X58A_BHZ124.594238.24pPdiff1479035930.9775-114.272iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497915
Y59A_BHZ124.622238.03pPdiff1479035931.9812-115.151iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497916
D41A_BHZ124.729242.12pPdiff1479035935.0361-117.729iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497917
I45A_BHZ124.737241.4pPdiff1479035927.9239-110.585iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497920
R53A_BHZ124.739239.67pPdiff1479035931.7292-114.379iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497919
U56A_BHZ124.801239pPdiff1479035917.1195-1-0.505iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497918
Q52A_BHZ124.844239.94pPdiff1479035920.0524-12.236iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497923
L48A_BHZ124.882240.91pPdiff1479035924.8748-16.891iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497922
S54A_BHZ124.906239.57pPdiff1479035919.6945-11.604iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497921
Y60A_BHZ125.092238.21pPdiff1479035926.7008-17.782iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497925
J47A_BHZ125.254241.54pPdiff1479035941.2605-121.623iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497927
E43A_BHZ125.364242.48pPdiff1479035934.8188-114.693iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497928
V58A_BHZ125.395239.04pPdiff1479035933.4516-113.19iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497929
M50A_BHZ125.529241.15pPdiff1479035926.1046-15.25iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497932
G45A_BHZ125.573242.29pPdiff1479035926.6651-15.611iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497930
P53A_BHZ125.694240.58pPdiff1479035938.2968-116.705iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497933
O52A_BHZ125.703240.81pPdiff1479035942.114-120.484iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497934
N51A_BHZ125.735241.11pPdiff1479035933.1475-111.378iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497935
Q54A_BHZ125.822240.47pPdiff1479035940.4388-118.283iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497936
T57A_BHZ125.912239.74pPdiff1479035930.1584-17.602iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497937
R55A_BHZ125.96240.27pPdiff1479035941.1767-118.407iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497938
K50A_BHZ126.453242.2pPdiff1479035928.8116-13.851iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497939
S57A_BHZ126.499240.32pPdiff1479035924.1477-1-1.016iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497942
N53A_BHZ126.701241.63pPdiff1479035949.7104-123.649iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497943
M52A_BHZ126.704241.91pPdiff1479035944.9649-118.891iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497946
O54A_BHZ126.711241.4pPdiff1479035947.3533-121.249iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497945
I49A_BHZ126.861242.88pPdiff1479035943.3616-116.593iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497949
Q56A_BHZ126.966241.08pPdiff1479035943.5607-116.326iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497948
E46A_BHZ127.015243.81pPdiff1479035940.3294-112.874iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497947
T59A_BHZ127.074240.25pPdiff1479035938.0654-110.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497952
V61A_BHZ127.165239.76pPdiff1479035936.8122-18.693iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497951
R58B_BHZ127.338240.8pPdiff1479035936.1901-17.303iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497950
T60A_BHZ127.726240.61pPdiff1479035945.476-114.868iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497954
P57A_BHZ127.976241.79pPdiff1479035952.1265-120.405iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497957
M55A_BHZ128.391242.89pPdiff1479035952.9112-119.349iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497958
S61A_BHZ128.726241.3pPdiff1479035955.444-120.396iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497960
R61A_BHZ129.266241.87pPdiff1479035957.4147-119.968iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497964
J54A_BHZ129.278244.24pPdiff1479035956.961-119.464iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497963
M57A_BHZ129.427243.43pPdiff1479035959.1439-120.982iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497962
N58A_BHZ129.482243.22pPdiff1479035959.7213-121.319iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497965
L56A_BHZ129.494243.85pPdiff1479035952.1435-113.686iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497966
J55A_BHZ129.815244.59pPdiff1479035948.4725-18.591iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497968
P61A_BHZ130.265243.04pPdiff1479035958.821-116.943iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497967
K57A_BHZ130.446244.72pPdiff1479035963.4375-120.756iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497971
J56A_BHZ130.451245pPdiff1479035961.0719-118.367iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497970
J57A_BHZ131.076245.47pPdiff1479035965.0968-119.619iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497976
L59A_BHZ131.199244.9pPdiff1479035971.0297-125.003iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497977
J58A_BHZ131.526245.73pPdiff1479035955.4906-18.013iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497978
N62A_BHZ131.726244.49pPdiff1479035970.1186-121.752iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497981
J59A_BHZ132.087246.15pPdiff1479035971.7436-121.777iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497985
M63A_BHZ132.896245.4pPdiff1479035973.7314-120.174iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497987
K62A_BHZ133.283246.41pPdiff1479035979.6799-124.403iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497989
J61A_BHZ133.339246.87pPdiff1479035973.6083-118.083iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497992
L64A_BHZ133.936246.32pPdiff1479035979.9458-121.769iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497996
I62A_BHZ134.356247.85pPdiff1479035982.626-122.586iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497999
H62A_BHZ134.736248.57pPdiff1479035977.6292-115.904iasp91dbp:tcox:16318497997
I63A_BHZ134.926248.33pPdiff1479035983.6825-121.113iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498002
G62A_BHZ135.379249.45pPdiff1479035987.3714-122.79iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498001
F62A_BHZ135.984250.37pPdiff1479035991.8127-124.546iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498000
F63A_BHZ136.487250.59pPdiff1479035992.7374-123.24iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498005
D62A_BHZ136.964252pPdiff1479035996.4626-124.849iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498009
F64A_BHZ137.036251.1pPdiff1479035995.6444-123.711iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498008
E63A_BHZ137.14251.62pPdiff1479036002.0119-129.614iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498007
G65A_BHZ137.34250.79pPdiff1479035998.1016-124.817iasp91dbp:tcox:16318498006

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