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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Solomon Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Fri Dec 9th 2016 19:10:07 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 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 11,509.1 km.

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Details

Time:Fri Dec 9th 2016 19:10:07 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mww
Location:(-10.7298,161.107)
Depth:20.6 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:863340,877635
nass,ndef:159,0
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_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
E28B_BHZ103.388°268.46°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:06.3611 UTC-10.679iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510734
R32B_BHZ104.582°267.75°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:08.7642 UTC-1-2.221iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510758
K31B_BHZ104.675°268.82°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:11.5086 UTC-10.113iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510766
Z35B_BHZ105.541°267.23°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:18.628 UTC-13.388iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510762
N33B_BHZ105.615°269.17°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:18.4883 UTC-12.918iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510763
D32B_BHZ105.903°271.28°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:17.3948 UTC-10.546iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510764
T35B_BHZ106.275°268.67°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:22.4139 UTC-1-2.97iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510768
L34B_BHZ106.429°270.24°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:22.4232 UTC-13.243iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510769
F33B_BHZ106.432°271.44°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:21.8862 UTC-12.69iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510770
237B_BHZ106.696°267.61°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:23.4692 UTC-13.102iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510773
N35B_BHZ106.985°270.39°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:17.9797 UTC-1-3.671iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510775
Z38B_BHZ107.432°268.43°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:25.0759 UTC-11.44iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510777
U38B_BHZ107.974°269.78°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:26.0832 UTC-10.043iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510779
F36B_BHZ108.358°273.46°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:41.0913 UTC-16.463iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510781
I37B_BHZ108.548°272.93°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:41.0024 UTC-15.529iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510780
P38B_BHZ108.615°271.37°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:29.9598 UTC-11.076iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510782
N38B_BHZ108.808°271.96°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:36.6945 UTC-10.07iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510785
S39B_BHZ108.816°270.84°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:43.7397 UTC-17.08iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510786
441B_BHZ108.888°268.54°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:43.6888 UTC-16.706iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510711
K38B_BHZ109.075°272.9°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:37.5853 UTC-1-0.227iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510788
R40B_BHZ109.633°271.71°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:36.2954 UTC-12.892iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510790
342B_BHZ109.641°269.2°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:39.6376 UTC-1-0.688iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510791
E38A_BHZ109.661°275.17°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:46.6863 UTC-16.275iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510792
P40B_BHZ109.761°272.29°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:33.4118 UTC-1-0.56iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510800
L40A_BHZ110.252°273.76°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:42.3389 UTC-1-0.697iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510793
143B_BHZ110.43°270.18°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:34.876 UTC-1-2.065iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510794
I40B_BHZ110.555°274.87°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:51.3037 UTC-16.922iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510796
N41A_BHZ110.613°273.51°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:44.9732 UTC-10.337iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510797
G40A_BHZ110.724°275.69°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:44.0096 UTC-1-1.123iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510798
344B_BHZ111.001°270.06°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:50.2528 UTC-13.891iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510712
L42A_BHZ111.408°274.82°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:49.9922 UTC-11.825iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510806
D41A_BHZ111.642°277.61°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:52.579 UTC-13.374iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510805
P43A_BHZ111.699°273.98°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:43.5199 UTC-10.944iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510807
I42A_BHZ111.778°276.09°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:43.2749 UTC-10.35iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510808
Y45B_BHZ111.966°271.66°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:44.6191 UTC-10.858iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510810
S44A_BHZ112.032°273.38°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:46.301 UTC-12.249iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510811
346B_BHZ112.083°270.7°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:47.577 UTC-13.297iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510812
F42A_BHZ112.107°277.42°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:46.8266 UTC-12.442iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510813
W45B_BHZ112.215°272.39°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:52.1179 UTC-10.37iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510815
K43A_BHZ112.324°276.03°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:51.6278 UTC-1-0.605iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510816
146B_BHZ112.405°271.43°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:45.7801 UTC-10.069iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510817
O44A_BHZ112.466°274.89°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:50.0114 UTC-1-2.852iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510818
T45B_BHZ112.556°273.48°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:44.7745 UTC-1-1.603iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510819
M44A_BHZ112.672°275.69°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:47.4888 UTC-10.596iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510820
E43A_BHZ112.804°278.53°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:45.6555 UTC-1-1.824iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510821
Z47B_BHZ113.216°272.21°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:50.6183 UTC-11.308iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510823
P46A_BHZ113.478°275.51°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:48.1975 UTC-1-2.273iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510825
T47A_BHZ113.785°274.43°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:57.1125 UTC-1-1.605iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510829
L46A_BHZ113.898°277.19°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:24:57.325 UTC-1-1.897iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510827
X48A_BHZ114.006°273.35°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:55.4573 UTC-12.643iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510828
V48A_BHZ114.105°274.05°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:54.3972 UTC-11.143iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510830
Y49A_BHZ114.564°273.45°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:01.1056 UTC-1-1.071iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510834
E46A_BHZ114.635°280.61°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:58.3158 UTC-12.708iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510835
250A_BHZ114.785°272.67°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:10.2627 UTC-17.104iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510713
J47A_BHZ114.802°278.8°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:56.1411 UTC-1-0.209iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510836
P48A_BHZ114.86°276.64°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:57.5041 UTC-10.898iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510837
U49A_BHZ114.883°275.05°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:57.5509 UTC-10.843iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510838
R49A_BHZ115.188°276.27°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:56.469 UTC-1-1.594iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510840
451A_BHZ115.289°272.31°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:13.3198 UTC-17.925iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510841
W50A_BHZ115.372°274.73°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:07.2303 UTC-11.466iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510842
T50A_BHZ115.585°275.89°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:05.5544 UTC-1-1.154iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510844
N49A_BHZ115.613°278.18°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:07.6858 UTC-10.851iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510845
Z51A_BHZ115.627°273.91°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:24:52.3208 UTC-1-7.691iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510846
X51A_BHZ115.796°274.7°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:14.2856 UTC-16.64iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510847
352A_BHZ115.949°273.16°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:16.2021 UTC-17.878iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510714
152A_BHZ116.053°273.86°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:12.6983 UTC-13.914iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510848
I49A_BHZ116.109°280.62°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:25:05.303 UTC-13.151iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510849
M50A_BHZ116.389°279.23°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:08.3372 UTC-1-1.938iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510850
K50A_BHZ116.464°280.21°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:18.4695 UTC-17.859iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510851
S51A_BHZ116.499°276.99°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:19.7906 UTC-19.024iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510852
W52A_BHZ116.509°275.52°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:18.1476 UTC-17.337iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510853
Q51A_BHZ116.513°277.85°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:09.41 UTC-1-1.418iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510854
P51A_BHZ116.668°278.27°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:14.2846 UTC-12.769iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510857
V52A_BHZ116.702°276.1°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:16.8516 UTC-15.184iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510858
N51A_BHZ116.964°279.47°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:16.098 UTC-13.27iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510859
Q52A_BHZ117.352°278.55°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:23.9186 UTC-19.367iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510861
V53A_BHZ117.353°276.5°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:20.595 UTC-16.038iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510862
154A_BHZ117.411°274.75°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:25:06.4044 UTC-1-1.524iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510867
M52A_BHZ117.61°280.53°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:25:07.7605 UTC-1-1.051iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510863
P53A_BHZ117.941°279.44°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:21.079 UTC-13.912iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510864
U54A_BHZ118.044°277.58°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:18.5869 UTC-10.962iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510865
656A_BHZ118.129°273.36°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:18.3424 UTC-10.34iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510866
Q54A_BHZ118.449°279.56°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:27.1784 UTC-17.758iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510870
456A_BHZ118.481°274.36°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:24.1764 UTC-14.614iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510869
J54A_BHZ119.212°283.5°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:21.8626 UTC-1-0.946iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510872
257A_BHZ119.22°275.61°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:23.042 UTC-10.199iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510873
061Z_BHZ119.741°272.22°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:27.2741 UTC-12.116iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510874
J55A_BHZ119.795°284.14°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:25.9737 UTC-10.576iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510875
Y58A_BHZ120.133°277.51°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:27.0899 UTC-10.194iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510877
X58A_BHZ120.313°278.09°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:29.4376 UTC-11.741iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510878
J56A_BHZ120.469°284.91°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:36.248 UTC-17.862iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510880
P57A_BHZ120.503°281.85°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:35.3958 UTC-16.856iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510879
M57A_BHZ120.752°283.58°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:32.0955 UTC-12.451iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510881
Y59A_BHZ120.773°278.06°Pdiff2016-12-09 19:25:26.2071 UTC-13.353iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510882
K57A_BHZ120.85°284.87°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:30.9111 UTC-10.832iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510883
U59A_BHZ121.272°280.17°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:32.1801 UTC-10.229iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510885
Y60A_BHZ121.31°278.48°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:33.17 UTC-11.047iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510886
T59A_BHZ121.348°280.7°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:33.6945 UTC-11.406iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510887
V61A_BHZ122.339°280.65°pPdiff2016-12-09 19:25:33.7614 UTC-1-2.927iasp91dbp:rrodd:16344510888

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