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Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake: New Ireland Region, P.n.g.

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat Dec 17th 2016 10:51:12 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.9 mww) located in New Ireland Region, P.n.g.. 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 11,593.2 km.

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Details

Time:Sat Dec 17th 2016 10:51:12 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.9 mww
Location:(-4.5091,153.4495)
Depth:103.2 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:870333,885384
nass,ndef:164,0
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
E28B_BHZ104.143278.53Pdiff1481972705.2912-11.165iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512743
K31B_BHZ106.107278.89Pdiff1481972712.4255-1-0.418iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512752
D32B_BHZ106.522281.48Pdiff1481972715.4087-10.724iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512753
R32B_BHZ106.746277.69Pdiff1481972715.8103-10.131iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512726
F33B_BHZ107.27281.65Pdiff1481972718.5486-10.544iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512755
N33B_BHZ107.366279.24Pdiff1481972719.7279-11.297iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512756
L34B_BHZ107.951280.38Pdiff1481972720.8661-1-0.164iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512758
B35B_BHZ108.403284.45Pdiff1481972726.5554-13.519iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512759
Z35B_BHZ108.57276.99Pdiff1481972726.2609-12.485iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512762
735B_BHZ108.572275.19Pdiff1481972726.9211-13.137iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512761
T35B_BHZ108.683278.64Pdiff1481972725.8163-11.538iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512765
F36B_BHZ109.146283.79Pdiff1481972726.7041-10.37iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512766
I37B_BHZ109.663283.25Pdiff1481972728.3344-1-0.294iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512768
237B_BHZ109.942277.36Pdiff1481972732.7764-12.907iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512771
E38A_BHZ110.275285.59Pdiff1481972734.7953-13.448iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512773
K38B_BHZ110.422283.23Pdiff1481972733.7373-11.74iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512772
U38B_BHZ110.442279.84Pdiff1481972736.3663-14.277iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512776
Z38B_BHZ110.458278.3Pdiff1481972733.834-11.677iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512777
N38B_BHZ110.492282.22Pdiff1481972733.6571-11.347iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512778
P38B_BHZ110.511281.58Pdiff1481972735.2241-12.83iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512779
G40A_BHZ111.547286.17Pdiff1481972740.7777-13.787iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512782
I40B_BHZ111.634285.32Pdiff1481972736.5952-1-0.785iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512783
P40B_BHZ111.649282.58Pdiff1481972741.4705-14.024iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512784
L40A_BHZ111.672284.16Pdiff1481972737.1525-1-0.396iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512785
R40B_BHZ111.745281.95Pdiff1481972741.3944-13.522iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512786
D41A_BHZ112.1288.17Pdiff1481972740.3694-10.924iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512793
N41A_BHZ112.268283.9Pdiff1481972742.8149-12.624iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512788
F42A_BHZ112.786288.01Pdiff1481972743.8165-11.323iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512791
L42A_BHZ112.804285.3Pdiff1481972743.8405-11.268iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512792
I42A_BHZ112.815286.64Pdiff1481972744.9859-12.364iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512794
342B_BHZ112.966279.11Pdiff1481972750.4655-17.176iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512795
E43A_BHZ113.339289.18Pdiff1481972744.6887-1-0.257iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512797
H43A_BHZ113.427287.78Pdiff1481972746.8089-11.471iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512798
143B_BHZ113.512280.22Pdiff1481972748.9042-13.188iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512800
P43A_BHZ113.517284.43Pdiff1481972747.6215-11.885iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512801
Q44B_BHZ114.079284.48Pdiff1481972748.0446-1-0.188iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512803
M44A_BHZ114.138286.27Pdiff1481972750.7721-12.277iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512804
O44A_BHZ114.167285.42Pdiff1481972750.1715-11.551iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512805
S44A_BHZ114.193283.78Pdiff1481972750.2171-11.479iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512806
344B_BHZ114.293280.08Pdiff1481972753.006-13.824iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512807
I45A_BHZ114.608288.82Pdiff1481972758.1995-17.622iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512810
G45A_BHZ114.665289.72Pdiff1481972751.1382-10.306iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512809
545B_BHZ114.739279.58Pdiff1481972756.4669-15.306iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512812
Y45B_BHZ114.816281.89Pdiff1481972755.9681-14.465iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512813
T45B_BHZ114.826283.91Pdiff1481972757.2965-15.751iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512815
W45B_BHZ114.829282.7Pdiff1481972750.7771-1-0.782iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512816
E46A_BHZ115.082291.42Pdiff1481972759.1158-16.431iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512817
346B_BHZ115.368280.8Pdiff1481972760.2826-16.329iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512819
146B_BHZ115.464281.63Pdiff1481972759.1641-14.784iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512821
J47A_BHZ115.836289.6Pdiff1481972760.5509-14.52iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512823
N47A_BHZ115.979287.83Pdiff1481972757.5573-10.893iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512824
Z47B_BHZ116.158282.52Pdiff1481972763.1014-15.644iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512825
L48A_BHZ116.537289.31Pdiff1481972762.5421-13.401iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512827
P48A_BHZ116.603287.36Pdiff1481972761.3591-11.923iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512828
X48A_BHZ116.701283.79Pdiff1481972764.1448-14.274iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512829
N49A_BHZ117.05289.02Pdiff1481972762.2171-10.8iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512831
R49A_BHZ117.138286.98Pdiff1481972763.6841-11.875iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512833
U49A_BHZ117.174285.67Pdiff1481972765.0542-13.084iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512834
Y49A_BHZ117.352283.91Pdiff1481972765.3904-12.629iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512835
M50A_BHZ117.697290.15Pdiff1481972766.066-11.777iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512838
T50A_BHZ117.757286.6Pdiff1481972764.2155-1-0.344iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512837
R50A_BHZ117.773287.6Pdiff1481972766.8574-12.228iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512839
W50A_BHZ117.89285.34Pdiff1481972769.0314-13.882iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512840
250A_BHZ117.908283.05Pdiff1481972769.0602-13.831iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512841
Q51A_BHZ118.27288.72Pdiff1481972773.0268-16.193iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512843
P51A_BHZ118.331289.17Pdiff1481972771.8407-14.736iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512844
N51A_BHZ118.337290.44Pdiff1481972769.2465-12.116iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512845
X51A_BHZ118.418285.32Pdiff1481972773.9525-16.463iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512846
V51A_BHZ118.478286.32Pdiff1481972767.5494-1-0.21iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512847
Z51A_BHZ118.484284.45Pdiff1481972770.1644-12.379iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512848
451A_BHZ118.645282.66Pdiff1481972770.4687-11.967iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512849
451A_BHZ118.645282.66Pdiff1481972771.1208-12.62iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512850
W52A_BHZ119.008286.25Pdiff1481972771.8233-11.711iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512853
152A_BHZ119.016284.41Pdiff1481972774.4418-14.296iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512854
Q52A_BHZ119.083289.52Pdiff1481972774.5828-14.14iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512855
352A_BHZ119.133283.63Pdiff1481972774.0109-13.347iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512856
Y52A_BHZ119.238285.49Pdiff1481972772.2595-11.13iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512857
N53A_BHZ119.462291.62Pdiff1481972779.2256-17.101iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512858
P53A_BHZ119.542290.48Pdiff1481972774.1584-11.678iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512859
V53A_BHZ119.712287.35Pdiff1481972777.0845-13.847iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512861
J54A_BHZ119.992294.75Pdiff1481972773.0734-1-1.405iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512863
U54A_BHZ120.213288.54Pdiff1481972774.13-1-1.328iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512864
154A_BHZ120.342285.45Pdiff1481972782.1951-16.163iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512865
V55A_BHZ120.889288.62Pdiff1481972778.6826-10.222iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512868
R55A_BHZ120.892290.82Pdiff1481972782.6063-14.133iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512869
U56A_BHZ121.363289.52Pdiff1481972780.8928-10.33iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512871
K57A_BHZ121.626296.31Pdiff1481972785.3268-13.594iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512874
656A_BHZ121.639283.93Pdiff1481972785.9732-14.182iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512873
456A_BHZ121.729285.07Pdiff1481972787.4516-15.261iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512877
T57A_BHZ121.989290.77Pdiff1481972789.264-15.922iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512875
W57A_BHZ122.057289.12Pdiff1481972788.0852-14.442iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512876
Y57A_BHZ122.109288.15Pdiff1481972785.5732-11.699iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512878
J58A_BHZ122.142297.75Pdiff1481972785.0095-10.988iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512879
R58B_BHZ122.648292.43Pdiff1481972787.9166-11.648iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512880
Y58A_BHZ122.714288.61Pdiff1481972788.0335-11.471iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512881
U59A_BHZ123.315291.53Pdiff1481972793.0974-13.87iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512884
061Z_BHZ123.851282.71Pdiff1481972789.5357-1-2.073iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512887
060A_BHZ124.058283.79Pdiff1481972792.5399-10.013iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512888
R61A_BHZ124.332294.75Pdiff1481972795.0416-11.299iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512889
V61A_BHZ124.435292.14Pdiff1481972790.0141-1-4.187iasp91dbp:rrodd:16353512890

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