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Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake: Solomon Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Thu Dec 8th 2016 17:38:46 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.8 mww) located in Solomon Islands. Seismic region Bismarck And Solomon Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station E28B in the network is 11,486.5 km.

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Details

Time:Thu Dec 8th 2016 17:38:46 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.8 mww
Location:(-10.6648,161.3347)
Depth:41.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:862156,876451
nass,ndef:239,0
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
N35B_BHZ106.771270.29Pdiff1481219578.9715-11.746iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510119
Z38B_BHZ107.208268.36Pdiff1481219582.4113-13.249iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510120
U38B_BHZ107.754269.7Pdiff1481219583.1004-11.515iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510121
B35B_BHZ107.857274Pdiff1481219582.6357-10.594iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510122
F36B_BHZ108.154273.34Pdiff1481219583.8481-10.487iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510123
I37B_BHZ108.34272.82Pdiff1481219585.8397-11.65iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510124
P38B_BHZ108.399271.27Pdiff1481219586.9349-12.485iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510125
N38B_BHZ108.594271.86Pdiff1481219586.9715-11.656iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510126
S39B_BHZ108.597270.76Pdiff1481219587.3056-11.977iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510127
441B_BHZ108.661268.49Pdiff1481219587.7547-12.141iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510128
K38B_BHZ108.865272.8Pdiff1481219587.8079-11.29iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510129
342B_BHZ109.415269.15Pdiff1481219592.4547-13.495iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510130
R40B_BHZ109.415271.62Pdiff1481219590.4843-11.524iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510131
E38A_BHZ109.458275.05Pdiff1481219589.5802-10.428iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510132
P40B_BHZ109.545272.2Pdiff1481219590.4003-10.863iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510133
L40A_BHZ110.041273.66Pdiff1481219594.6189-12.882iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510134
143B_BHZ110.205270.11Pdiff1481219594.5997-12.135iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510135
N41A_BHZ110.399273.41Pdiff1481219596.2805-12.954iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510136
G40A_BHZ110.519275.57Pdiff1481219596.1799-12.318iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510137
344B_BHZ110.775270Pdiff1481219598.6341-13.638iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510138
545B_BHZ110.978269.59Pdiff1481219598.0338-12.135iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510139
L42A_BHZ111.197274.71Pdiff1481219598.7761-11.908iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510140
D41A_BHZ111.441277.48Pdiff1481219601.2101-13.257iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510141
P43A_BHZ111.484273.89Pdiff1481219601.9486-13.805iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510142
I42A_BHZ111.57275.98Pdiff1481219600.1418-11.615iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510143
Y45B_BHZ111.742271.59Pdiff1481219600.469-11.178iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510144
S44A_BHZ111.813273.29Pdiff1481219599.2896-1-0.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510145
346B_BHZ111.856270.64Pdiff1481219600.6857-10.888iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510146
F42A_BHZ111.903277.29Pdiff1481219601.1027-11.099iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510147
Q44B_BHZ111.924273.93Pdiff1481219601.7989-11.703iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510148
W45B_BHZ111.993272.31Pdiff1481219602.9155-12.514iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510149
K43A_BHZ112.114275.92Pdiff1481219602.8181-11.877iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510150
146B_BHZ112.18271.36Pdiff1481219604.5864-13.352iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510151
O44A_BHZ112.252274.79Pdiff1481219603.7368-12.186iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510152
H43A_BHZ112.319277.05Pdiff1481219603.2083-11.358iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510153
T45B_BHZ112.336273.39Pdiff1481219604.2262-12.3iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510154
M44A_BHZ112.46275.59Pdiff1481219604.7898-12.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510155
E43A_BHZ112.602278.41Pdiff1481219605.0611-11.955iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510156
Z47B_BHZ112.992272.14Pdiff1481219607.1194-12.282iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510157
P46A_BHZ113.262275.41Pdiff1481219607.9652-11.927iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510158
I45A_BHZ113.466278Pdiff1481219608.3549-11.412iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510159
T47A_BHZ113.565274.35Pdiff1481219610.1871-12.804iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510160
L46A_BHZ113.688277.08Pdiff1481219608.4504-10.525iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510161
G45A_BHZ113.726278.86Pdiff1481219609.1814-11.084iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510162
X48A_BHZ113.783273.27Pdiff1481219611.2603-12.912iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510163
V48A_BHZ113.884273.97Pdiff1481219611.4537-12.658iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510164
N47A_BHZ114.274277Pdiff1481219610.8868-10.359iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510165
Y49A_BHZ114.34273.38Pdiff1481219612.3283-11.505iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510166
E46A_BHZ114.434280.48Pdiff1481219612.5068-11.27iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510167
250A_BHZ114.559272.6Pdiff1481219614.39-12.595iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510168
J47A_BHZ114.594278.69Pdiff1481219613.4709-11.522iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510169
P48A_BHZ114.645276.54Pdiff1481219612.5827-10.408iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510170
U49A_BHZ114.663274.97Pdiff1481219613.2742-11.02iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510171
R49A_BHZ114.971276.18Pdiff1481219615.507-11.884iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510172
451A_BHZ115.062272.25Pdiff1481219616.3378-12.312iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510173
L48A_BHZ115.069278.38Pdiff1481219616.0227-11.966iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510174
W50A_BHZ115.151274.65Pdiff1481219616.5075-12.088iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510175
T50A_BHZ115.366275.8Pdiff1481219616.9199-11.545iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510176
O49A_BHZ115.386277.63Pdiff1481219615.3165-1-0.149iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510177
N49A_BHZ115.401278.08Pdiff1481219617.9724-12.442iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510178
Z51A_BHZ115.403273.84Pdiff1481219617.3195-11.779iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510179
X51A_BHZ115.573274.62Pdiff1481219617.9743-11.678iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510180
R50A_BHZ115.63276.73Pdiff1481219618.7404-12.191iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510181
352A_BHZ115.723273.1Pdiff1481219618.9172-11.958iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510182
152A_BHZ115.828273.79Pdiff1481219618.4612-11.036iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510183
V51A_BHZ115.876275.52Pdiff1481219619.211-11.57iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510184
I49A_BHZ115.903280.5Pdiff1481219619.591-11.831iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510185
M50A_BHZ116.177279.12Pdiff1481219619.4591-10.482iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510186
K50A_BHZ116.256280.09Pdiff1481219622.2366-12.912iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510187
S51A_BHZ116.281276.9Pdiff1481219619.9865-10.548iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510188
Y52A_BHZ116.286274.75Pdiff1481219622.2945-12.836iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510189
W52A_BHZ116.287275.44Pdiff1481219621.969-12.503iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510190
Q51A_BHZ116.297277.75Pdiff1481219621.3311-11.821iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510191
P51A_BHZ116.453278.17Pdiff1481219622.9433-12.742iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510192
V52A_BHZ116.482276.02Pdiff1481219622.6693-12.341iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510193
N51A_BHZ116.752279.36Pdiff1481219624.5001-12.974iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510194
V53A_BHZ117.132276.42Pdiff1481219623.9152-10.699iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510195
Q52A_BHZ117.136278.45Pdiff1481219624.2512-11.017iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510196
154A_BHZ117.186274.68Pdiff1481219625.6595-12.206iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510197
O52A_BHZ117.286279.34Pdiff1481219626.5087-12.61iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510198
M52A_BHZ117.399280.41Pdiff1481219627.7099-13.31iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510199
R53A_BHZ117.472278.35Pdiff1481219628.8347-14.112iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510200
P53A_BHZ117.727279.33Pdiff1481219628.9942-13.14iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510201
255A_BHZ117.773274.69Pdiff1481219630.069-14.007iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510202
U54A_BHZ117.825277.5Pdiff1481219628.5252-12.235iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510203
656A_BHZ117.901273.31Pdiff1481219629.6564-13.028iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510204
N53A_BHZ117.916280.41Pdiff1481219625.0866-1-1.609iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510205
S54A_BHZ118.049278.51Pdiff1481219629.2818-11.998iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510206
Q54A_BHZ118.234279.46Pdiff1481219630.2926-12.188iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510207
456A_BHZ118.254274.3Pdiff1481219630.3313-12.137iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510208
O54A_BHZ118.373280.42Pdiff1481219631.8732-13.15iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510209
V55A_BHZ118.397277.53Pdiff1481219632.9045-14.075iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510210
R55A_BHZ118.9279.58Pdiff1481219630.2534-1-0.809iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510211
257A_BHZ118.994275.54Pdiff1481219628.1348-1-3.347iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510212
U56A_BHZ118.994278.34Pdiff1481219630.7627-1-0.719iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510213
J54A_BHZ119.006283.38Pdiff1481219627.1717-1-4.361iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510214
Y57A_BHZ119.299277.05Pdiff1481219633.317-10.481iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510215
M55A_BHZ119.316282.3Pdiff1481219632.0353-1-0.875iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510216
W57A_BHZ119.477277.93Pdiff1481219632.9992-1-0.624iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510217
Q56A_BHZ119.484280.65Pdiff1481219636.6253-12.972iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510218
061Z_BHZ119.51272.18Pdiff1481219637.662-13.89iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510219
J55A_BHZ119.589284.02Pdiff1481219631.2438-1-2.879iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510220
T57A_BHZ119.788279.46Pdiff1481219633.2664-1-1.74iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510221
S57A_BHZ119.894280.09Pdiff1481219634.1253-1-1.35iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510222
Y58A_BHZ119.91277.43Pdiff1481219636.1268-10.581iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510223
060A_BHZ119.944273.11Pdiff1481219635.5349-1-0.162iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510224
L56A_BHZ120.043283.59Pdiff1481219636.7088-10.574iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510225
V58A_BHZ120.09278.87Pdiff1481219637.1285-10.782iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510226
X58A_BHZ120.091278.01Pdiff1481219635.8163-1-0.535iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510227
J56A_BHZ120.263284.78Pdiff1481219639.4293-12.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510228
P57A_BHZ120.29281.74Pdiff1481219637.1806-1-0.05iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510229
M57A_BHZ120.542283.47Pdiff1481219639.3062-10.953iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510230
Y59A_BHZ120.55277.98Pdiff1481219640.9641-12.575iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510231
K57A_BHZ120.643284.74Pdiff1481219642.4554-13.654iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510232
R58B_BHZ120.691280.96Pdiff1481219637.9482-1-1.066iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510233
J57A_BHZ120.832285.54Pdiff1481219639.8604-10.22iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510234
N58A_BHZ120.96283.49Pdiff1481219640.4335-10.224iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510235
Y60A_BHZ121.088278.4Pdiff1481219642.6476-11.873iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510236
T59A_BHZ121.13280.6Pdiff1481219640.7571-1-0.204iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510237
J58A_BHZ121.344286.09Pdiff1481219644.1214-12.212iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510238
T60A_BHZ121.74281.28Pdiff1481219639.6227-1-4.046iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510239
L59A_BHZ121.834285.59Pdiff1481219637.1753-1-6.913iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510240
J59A_BHZ121.858286.79Pdiff1481219645.4325-11.238iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510241
V61A_BHZ122.119280.56Pdiff1481219650.2012-14.847iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510242
S61A_BHZ122.455282.36Pdiff1481219651.1699-14.327iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510243
R61A_BHZ122.569283.01Pdiff1481219652.044-14.696iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510244
P61A_BHZ122.665284.25Pdiff1481219649.2723-11.495iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510245
J61A_BHZ123.245288.33Pdiff1481219652.6767-12.326iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510246
K62A_BHZ123.68288.17Pdiff1481219655.4761-13.196iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510247
H62A_BHZ123.789290.28Pdiff1481219656.9971-14.234iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510248
I62A_BHZ123.907289.69Pdiff1481219652.952-1-0.335iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510249
G62A_BHZ123.974291.24Pdiff1481219655.0502-11.466iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510250
F62A_BHZ124.091292.16Pdiff1481219653.3026-1-0.801iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510251
E62A_BHZ124.096293.02Pdiff1481219658.2399-14.112iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510252
M63A_BHZ124.199287.51Pdiff1481219655.1517-10.566iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510253
D62A_BHZ124.21293.74Pdiff1481219654.8428-10.211iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510254
I63A_BHZ124.357290.45Pdiff1481219658.0789-12.795iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510255
F63A_BHZ124.721292.82Pdiff1481219658.7725-11.87iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510256
E63A_BHZ124.844293.86Pdiff1481219661.9633-14.514iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510257
L64A_BHZ124.89288.86Pdiff1481219659.7511-12.099iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510258
F64A_BHZ125.141293.6Pdiff1481219662.8555-14.091iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510259
G65A_BHZ125.912293.89Pdiff1481219665.9637-13.775iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510260

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