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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_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
N35B_BHZ106.771°270.29°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:52:58.9715 UTC-11.746iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510119
Z38B_BHZ107.208°268.36°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:02.4113 UTC-13.249iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510120
U38B_BHZ107.754°269.7°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:03.1004 UTC-11.515iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510121
B35B_BHZ107.857°274°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:02.6357 UTC-10.594iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510122
F36B_BHZ108.154°273.34°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:03.8481 UTC-10.487iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510123
I37B_BHZ108.34°272.82°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:05.8397 UTC-11.65iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510124
P38B_BHZ108.399°271.27°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:06.9349 UTC-12.485iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510125
N38B_BHZ108.594°271.86°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:06.9715 UTC-11.656iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510126
S39B_BHZ108.597°270.76°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:07.3056 UTC-11.977iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510127
441B_BHZ108.661°268.49°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:07.7547 UTC-12.141iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510128
K38B_BHZ108.865°272.8°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:07.8079 UTC-11.29iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510129
342B_BHZ109.415°269.15°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:12.4547 UTC-13.495iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510130
R40B_BHZ109.415°271.62°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:10.4843 UTC-11.524iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510131
E38A_BHZ109.458°275.05°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:09.5802 UTC-10.428iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510132
P40B_BHZ109.545°272.2°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:10.4003 UTC-10.863iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510133
L40A_BHZ110.041°273.66°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:14.6189 UTC-12.882iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510134
143B_BHZ110.205°270.11°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:14.5997 UTC-12.135iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510135
N41A_BHZ110.399°273.41°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:16.2805 UTC-12.954iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510136
G40A_BHZ110.519°275.57°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:16.1799 UTC-12.318iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510137
344B_BHZ110.775°270°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:18.6341 UTC-13.638iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510138
545B_BHZ110.978°269.59°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:18.0338 UTC-12.135iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510139
L42A_BHZ111.197°274.71°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:18.7761 UTC-11.908iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510140
D41A_BHZ111.441°277.48°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:21.2101 UTC-13.257iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510141
P43A_BHZ111.484°273.89°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:21.9486 UTC-13.805iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510142
I42A_BHZ111.57°275.98°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:20.1418 UTC-11.615iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510143
Y45B_BHZ111.742°271.59°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:20.469 UTC-11.178iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510144
S44A_BHZ111.813°273.29°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:19.2896 UTC-1-0.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510145
346B_BHZ111.856°270.64°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:20.6857 UTC-10.888iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510146
F42A_BHZ111.903°277.29°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:21.1027 UTC-11.099iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510147
Q44B_BHZ111.924°273.93°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:21.7989 UTC-11.703iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510148
W45B_BHZ111.993°272.31°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:22.9155 UTC-12.514iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510149
K43A_BHZ112.114°275.92°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:22.8181 UTC-11.877iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510150
146B_BHZ112.18°271.36°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:24.5864 UTC-13.352iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510151
O44A_BHZ112.252°274.79°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:23.7368 UTC-12.186iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510152
H43A_BHZ112.319°277.05°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:23.2083 UTC-11.358iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510153
T45B_BHZ112.336°273.39°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:24.2262 UTC-12.3iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510154
M44A_BHZ112.46°275.59°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:24.7898 UTC-12.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510155
E43A_BHZ112.602°278.41°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:25.0611 UTC-11.955iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510156
Z47B_BHZ112.992°272.14°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:27.1194 UTC-12.282iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510157
P46A_BHZ113.262°275.41°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:27.9652 UTC-11.927iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510158
I45A_BHZ113.466°278°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:28.3549 UTC-11.412iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510159
T47A_BHZ113.565°274.35°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:30.1871 UTC-12.804iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510160
L46A_BHZ113.688°277.08°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:28.4504 UTC-10.525iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510161
G45A_BHZ113.726°278.86°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:29.1814 UTC-11.084iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510162
X48A_BHZ113.783°273.27°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:31.2603 UTC-12.912iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510163
V48A_BHZ113.884°273.97°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:31.4537 UTC-12.658iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510164
N47A_BHZ114.274°277°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:30.8868 UTC-10.359iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510165
Y49A_BHZ114.34°273.38°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:32.3283 UTC-11.505iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510166
E46A_BHZ114.434°280.48°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:32.5068 UTC-11.27iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510167
250A_BHZ114.559°272.6°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:34.39 UTC-12.595iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510168
J47A_BHZ114.594°278.69°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:33.4709 UTC-11.522iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510169
P48A_BHZ114.645°276.54°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:32.5827 UTC-10.408iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510170
U49A_BHZ114.663°274.97°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:33.2742 UTC-11.02iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510171
R49A_BHZ114.971°276.18°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:35.507 UTC-11.884iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510172
451A_BHZ115.062°272.25°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:36.3378 UTC-12.312iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510173
L48A_BHZ115.069°278.38°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:36.0227 UTC-11.966iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510174
W50A_BHZ115.151°274.65°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:36.5075 UTC-12.088iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510175
T50A_BHZ115.366°275.8°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:36.9199 UTC-11.545iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510176
O49A_BHZ115.386°277.63°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:35.3165 UTC-1-0.149iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510177
N49A_BHZ115.401°278.08°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:37.9724 UTC-12.442iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510178
Z51A_BHZ115.403°273.84°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:37.3195 UTC-11.779iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510179
X51A_BHZ115.573°274.62°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:37.9743 UTC-11.678iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510180
R50A_BHZ115.63°276.73°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:38.7404 UTC-12.191iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510181
352A_BHZ115.723°273.1°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:38.9172 UTC-11.958iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510182
152A_BHZ115.828°273.79°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:38.4612 UTC-11.036iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510183
V51A_BHZ115.876°275.52°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:39.211 UTC-11.57iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510184
I49A_BHZ115.903°280.5°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:39.591 UTC-11.831iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510185
M50A_BHZ116.177°279.12°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:39.4591 UTC-10.482iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510186
K50A_BHZ116.256°280.09°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:42.2366 UTC-12.912iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510187
S51A_BHZ116.281°276.9°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:39.9865 UTC-10.548iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510188
Y52A_BHZ116.286°274.75°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:42.2945 UTC-12.836iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510189
W52A_BHZ116.287°275.44°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:41.969 UTC-12.503iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510190
Q51A_BHZ116.297°277.75°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:41.3311 UTC-11.821iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510191
P51A_BHZ116.453°278.17°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:42.9433 UTC-12.742iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510192
V52A_BHZ116.482°276.02°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:42.6693 UTC-12.341iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510193
N51A_BHZ116.752°279.36°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:44.5001 UTC-12.974iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510194
V53A_BHZ117.132°276.42°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:43.9152 UTC-10.699iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510195
Q52A_BHZ117.136°278.45°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:44.2512 UTC-11.017iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510196
154A_BHZ117.186°274.68°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:45.6595 UTC-12.206iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510197
O52A_BHZ117.286°279.34°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:46.5087 UTC-12.61iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510198
M52A_BHZ117.399°280.41°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:47.7099 UTC-13.31iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510199
R53A_BHZ117.472°278.35°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:48.8347 UTC-14.112iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510200
P53A_BHZ117.727°279.33°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:48.9942 UTC-13.14iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510201
255A_BHZ117.773°274.69°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:50.069 UTC-14.007iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510202
U54A_BHZ117.825°277.5°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:48.5252 UTC-12.235iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510203
656A_BHZ117.901°273.31°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:49.6564 UTC-13.028iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510204
N53A_BHZ117.916°280.41°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:45.0866 UTC-1-1.609iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510205
S54A_BHZ118.049°278.51°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:49.2818 UTC-11.998iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510206
Q54A_BHZ118.234°279.46°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:50.2926 UTC-12.188iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510207
456A_BHZ118.254°274.3°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:50.3313 UTC-12.137iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510208
O54A_BHZ118.373°280.42°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:51.8732 UTC-13.15iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510209
V55A_BHZ118.397°277.53°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:52.9045 UTC-14.075iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510210
R55A_BHZ118.9°279.58°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:50.2534 UTC-1-0.809iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510211
257A_BHZ118.994°275.54°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:48.1348 UTC-1-3.347iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510212
U56A_BHZ118.994°278.34°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:50.7627 UTC-1-0.719iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510213
J54A_BHZ119.006°283.38°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:47.1717 UTC-1-4.361iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510214
Y57A_BHZ119.299°277.05°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:53.317 UTC-10.481iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510215
M55A_BHZ119.316°282.3°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:52.0353 UTC-1-0.875iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510216
W57A_BHZ119.477°277.93°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:52.9992 UTC-1-0.624iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510217
Q56A_BHZ119.484°280.65°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:56.6253 UTC-12.972iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510218
061Z_BHZ119.51°272.18°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:57.662 UTC-13.89iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510219
J55A_BHZ119.589°284.02°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:51.2438 UTC-1-2.879iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510220
T57A_BHZ119.788°279.46°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:53.2664 UTC-1-1.74iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510221
S57A_BHZ119.894°280.09°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:54.1253 UTC-1-1.35iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510222
Y58A_BHZ119.91°277.43°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:56.1268 UTC-10.581iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510223
060A_BHZ119.944°273.11°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:55.5349 UTC-1-0.162iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510224
L56A_BHZ120.043°283.59°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:56.7088 UTC-10.574iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510225
V58A_BHZ120.09°278.87°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:57.1285 UTC-10.782iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510226
X58A_BHZ120.091°278.01°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:55.8163 UTC-1-0.535iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510227
J56A_BHZ120.263°284.78°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:59.4293 UTC-12.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510228
P57A_BHZ120.29°281.74°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:57.1806 UTC-1-0.05iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510229
M57A_BHZ120.542°283.47°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:59.3062 UTC-10.953iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510230
Y59A_BHZ120.55°277.98°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:00.9641 UTC-12.575iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510231
K57A_BHZ120.643°284.74°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:02.4554 UTC-13.654iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510232
R58B_BHZ120.691°280.96°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:57.9482 UTC-1-1.066iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510233
J57A_BHZ120.832°285.54°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:59.8604 UTC-10.22iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510234
N58A_BHZ120.96°283.49°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:00.4335 UTC-10.224iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510235
Y60A_BHZ121.088°278.4°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:02.6476 UTC-11.873iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510236
T59A_BHZ121.13°280.6°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:00.7571 UTC-1-0.204iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510237
J58A_BHZ121.344°286.09°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:04.1214 UTC-12.212iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510238
T60A_BHZ121.74°281.28°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:59.6227 UTC-1-4.046iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510239
L59A_BHZ121.834°285.59°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:53:57.1753 UTC-1-6.913iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510240
J59A_BHZ121.858°286.79°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:05.4325 UTC-11.238iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510241
V61A_BHZ122.119°280.56°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:10.2012 UTC-14.847iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510242
S61A_BHZ122.455°282.36°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:11.1699 UTC-14.327iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510243
R61A_BHZ122.569°283.01°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:12.044 UTC-14.696iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510244
P61A_BHZ122.665°284.25°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:09.2723 UTC-11.495iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510245
J61A_BHZ123.245°288.33°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:12.6767 UTC-12.326iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510246
K62A_BHZ123.68°288.17°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:15.4761 UTC-13.196iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510247
H62A_BHZ123.789°290.28°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:16.9971 UTC-14.234iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510248
I62A_BHZ123.907°289.69°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:12.952 UTC-1-0.335iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510249
G62A_BHZ123.974°291.24°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:15.0502 UTC-11.466iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510250
F62A_BHZ124.091°292.16°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:13.3026 UTC-1-0.801iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510251
E62A_BHZ124.096°293.02°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:18.2399 UTC-14.112iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510252
M63A_BHZ124.199°287.51°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:15.1517 UTC-10.566iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510253
D62A_BHZ124.21°293.74°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:14.8428 UTC-10.211iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510254
I63A_BHZ124.357°290.45°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:18.0789 UTC-12.795iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510255
F63A_BHZ124.721°292.82°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:18.7725 UTC-11.87iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510256
E63A_BHZ124.844°293.86°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:21.9633 UTC-14.514iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510257
L64A_BHZ124.89°288.86°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:19.7511 UTC-12.099iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510258
F64A_BHZ125.141°293.6°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:22.8555 UTC-14.091iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510259
G65A_BHZ125.912°293.89°Pdiff2016-12-08 17:54:25.9637 UTC-13.775iasp91dbp:rrodd:16343510260

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