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Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake: California-nevada Border Region

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Dec 28th 2016 09:13:47 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 5.5 ml) located in California-nevada Border Region. Seismic region California - Nevada Region.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station E28B in the network is 1,744.8 km.

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Details

Time:Wed Dec 28th 2016 09:13:47 (UTC)
Magnitude:5.5 ml
Location:(38.3766,-118.8959)
Depth:8.6 km
Author:USGS:nn
evid,orid:877039,892443
nass,ndef:79,24
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. 0.8 to 3 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Seismic waveforms for vertical channels in network

Subset of several stations close to the event. 0.8 to 3 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Signal description at some stations

STA_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
E28B_BHZ15.674°245.02°P2016-12-28 09:17:31.8512 UTC15.758-0.579iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517801
R32B_BHZ15.787°276.14°pPn2016-12-28 09:17:32.1491 UTC19.005-0.082iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517796
T35B_BHZ17.74°281.54°Pn2016-12-28 09:17:54.463 UTC50.142-0.011iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517808
N35B_BHZ18.03°269.69°pP2016-12-28 09:18:00.9206 UTC16.76-0.013iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517810
Z35B_BHZ18.204°292.26°pP2016-12-28 09:18:02.8676 UTC27.5270.006iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517812
F33B_BHZ18.272°253.95°P2016-12-28 09:18:01.6005 UTC24.1420.419iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517813
U38B_BHZ19.508°283.11°Pn2016-12-28 09:18:16.5545 UTC29.9090.577iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517817
P38B_BHZ19.685°274.5°Pn2016-12-28 09:18:18.4644 UTC24.4930.367iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517818
237B_BHZ19.853°295.15°pP2016-12-28 09:18:20.6572 UTC13.695-0.294iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517855
I37B_BHZ19.905°262.37°pP2016-12-28 09:18:21.8263 UTC13.8480.306iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517851
F36B_BHZ20.145°257.25°Pn2016-12-28 09:18:22.6477 UTC20.761-0.91iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517856
K38B_BHZ20.23°266.65°Pn2016-12-28 09:18:24.688 UTC10.0980.134iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517859
B35B_BHZ20.707°250.55°P2016-12-28 09:18:28.8255 UTC41.7931.022iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517864
R40B_BHZ20.814°278.58°Pn2016-12-28 09:18:30.7108 UTC30.626-0.687iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517870
P40B_BHZ20.833°275.43°pP2016-12-28 09:18:30.9153 UTC25.604-0.694iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517868
L40A_BHZ21.354°269.34°pP2016-12-28 09:18:36.0398 UTC26.021-1.196iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517875
E38A_BHZ21.638°257.55°P2016-12-28 09:18:38.884 UTC25.6691.048iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517877
I40B_BHZ21.883°265.19°pP2016-12-28 09:18:42.9999 UTC15.1970.077iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517880
G40A_BHZ22.33°262.19°P2016-12-28 09:18:46.1519 UTC-1-0.79iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518176
441B_BHZ22.411°296.88°pP2016-12-28 09:18:50.9268 UTC6.17540.637iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517883
L42A_BHZ22.508°270.53°P2016-12-28 09:18:48.1845 UTC23.419-0.399iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517881
P43A_BHZ22.759°276.27°P2016-12-28 09:18:50.8948 UTC20.5680.012iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517884
I42A_BHZ23.108°266.59°P2016-12-28 09:18:53.8278 UTC6.1447-0.255iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517887
Q44B_BHZ23.239°278.2°P2016-12-28 09:18:55.7339 UTC16.3770.448iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517886
S44A_BHZ23.255°280.9°P2016-12-28 09:18:55.2267 UTC5.7340.186iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517892
K43A_BHZ23.493°269.77°P2016-12-28 09:18:57.6224 UTC-10.01iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518177
O44A_BHZ23.511°275.56°P2016-12-28 09:18:58.5977 UTC9.99990.825iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517890
D41A_BHZ23.732°259.63°P2016-12-28 09:18:59.9535 UTC-1-0.085iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518178
H43A_BHZ23.962°266.18°P2016-12-28 09:19:03.4739 UTC-11.023iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518179
T47A_BHZ25.073°282.95°P2016-12-28 09:19:13.0268 UTC12.033-0.919iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517896
Z47B_BHZ25.412°290.59°P2016-12-28 09:19:16.3927 UTC11.587-1.021iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517898
N47A_BHZ25.54°275.33°P2016-12-28 09:19:16.174 UTC8.1559-0.101iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517897
L48A_BHZ26.398°273.84°P2016-12-28 09:19:24.4662 UTC-10.421iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518181
O49A_BHZ26.644°277.39°P2016-12-28 09:19:25.7652 UTC-1-0.492iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518182
Q51A_BHZ27.573°280.04°P2016-12-28 09:19:35.6126 UTC-10.995iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518183
V53A_BHZ28.753°286.29°P2016-12-28 09:19:46.2372 UTC-11.1iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518187
P53A_BHZ28.985°279.94°P2016-12-28 09:19:47.94 UTC-10.734iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518188
U54A_BHZ29.295°285.01°P2016-12-28 09:19:50.9754 UTC-11.022iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518189
R55A_BHZ30.189°282.48°P2016-12-28 09:19:58.3998 UTC7.48630.526iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363517914
Q56A_BHZ30.744°281.55°P2016-12-28 09:20:03.6859 UTC-10.917iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518191
P57A_BHZ31.548°281.27°P2016-12-28 09:20:11.126 UTC-11.283iasp91dbp:rrodd:16363518192

External resources

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