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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake: Botswana

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Mon Apr 3rd 2017 17:40:18 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.5 mww) located in Botswana. Seismic region Africa.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station G65A in the network is 11,989.6 km.

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Details

Time:Mon Apr 3rd 2017 17:40:18 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.5 mww
Location:(-22.6571,25.1487)
Depth:29.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:958176,973958
nass,ndef:169,0
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
G65A_BHZ107.704°104.62°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:44.3219 UTC-10.316iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551001
F64A_BHZ108.402°103.89°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:42.8022 UTC-1-4.298iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551002
E63A_BHZ108.61°103.64°Pdiff2017-04-03 17:54:41.0123 UTC-12.367iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551003
D62A_BHZ109.154°103.02°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:51.2994 UTC-10.857iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551004
E62A_BHZ109.366°102.86°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:55.5134 UTC-14.132iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551005
F62A_BHZ109.504°102.81°Pdiff2017-04-03 17:54:44.3273 UTC-11.713iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551007
I63A_BHZ109.515°103.05°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:48.7101 UTC-1-3.333iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551008
G62A_BHZ109.741°102.67°Pdiff2017-04-03 17:54:47.499 UTC-13.835iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551009
M63A_BHZ109.966°103.07°Pdiff2017-04-03 17:54:44.6566 UTC-1-0.006iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551011
I62A_BHZ110.006°102.63°Pdiff2017-04-03 17:54:47.9994 UTC-13.16iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551012
H62A_BHZ110.032°102.5°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:56.7701 UTC-12.432iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551013
K62A_BHZ110.381°102.5°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:00.7022 UTC-14.814iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551014
J61A_BHZ110.754°102.05°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:00.3161 UTC-12.773iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551164
N62A_BHZ110.905°102.39°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:54:59.5151 UTC-11.3iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551017
P61A_BHZ111.626°102.1°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:03.608 UTC-12.195iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551022
R61A_BHZ111.757°102.31°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:05.4952 UTC-13.498iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551025
J59A_BHZ112.167°100.78°PP2017-04-03 17:59:37.6425 UTC-12.155iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551030
V61A_BHZ112.174°102.65°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:04.6552 UTC-10.809iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551031
L59A_BHZ112.314°100.95°PP2017-04-03 17:59:37.9252 UTC-11.382iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551032
T60A_BHZ112.586°102.02°PP2017-04-03 17:59:35.7213 UTC-1-2.763iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551034
J58A_BHZ112.705°100.32°PP2017-04-03 17:59:37.3056 UTC-1-2.032iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551035
Y60A_BHZ113.096°102.56°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:05.3256 UTC-1-2.613iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551039
T59A_BHZ113.191°101.66°PP2017-04-03 17:59:41.9909 UTC-1-0.811iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551040
U59A_BHZ113.253°101.79°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:05.6221 UTC-1-3.012iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551041
060A_BHZ113.26°104.56°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:10.5551 UTC-11.886iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093550998
N58A_BHZ113.294°100.5°PP2017-04-03 17:59:43.5467 UTC-10.013iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551042
061Z_BHZ113.435°104.86°PP2017-04-03 17:59:46.0729 UTC-11.533iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093550997
R58B_BHZ113.639°101.06°Pdiff2017-04-03 17:55:04.7245 UTC-13.757iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551044
M57A_BHZ113.688°100.04°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:12.4465 UTC-11.878iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551043
J56A_BHZ113.818°99.36°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:12.693 UTC-11.548iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551045
P57A_BHZ114.024°100.32°PP2017-04-03 17:59:46.309 UTC-1-2.409iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551046
X58A_BHZ114.119°101.78°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:11.6434 UTC-1-0.835iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551047
L56A_BHZ114.141°99.43°PP2017-04-03 17:59:43.1206 UTC-1-6.426iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551049
V58A_BHZ114.188°101.35°PP2017-04-03 17:59:49.6959 UTC-1-0.185iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551050
Y58A_BHZ114.251°101.9°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:15.7127 UTC-12.649iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551051
S57A_BHZ114.435°100.56°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:16.0603 UTC-12.18iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551052
J55A_BHZ114.506°98.76°PP2017-04-03 17:59:41.092 UTC-1-11.042iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551053
T57A_BHZ114.528°100.74°pPdiff2017-04-03 17:55:10.7895 UTC-1-3.507iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551054
W57A_BHZ114.764°101.19°PP2017-04-03 17:59:54.2089 UTC-10.254iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551055
Q56A_BHZ114.841°99.85°PP2017-04-03 17:59:55.7166 UTC-11.213iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551056
Y57A_BHZ114.862°101.51°PP2017-04-03 17:59:54.0578 UTC-1-0.591iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551057
U56A_BHZ115.299°100.44°PP2017-04-03 17:59:57.9594 UTC-10.23iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551059
456A_BHZ115.532°102.28°PP2017-04-03 17:59:56.3677 UTC-1-3.002iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551062
V55A_BHZ115.871°100.24°PP2017-04-03 18:00:01.1017 UTC-1-0.654iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551065
255A_BHZ116.159°101.52°PP2017-04-03 18:00:05.0665 UTC-11.293iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551066
U54A_BHZ116.468°99.6°PP2017-04-03 18:00:08.0389 UTC-12.099iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551067
P53A_BHZ116.596°98.38°PP2017-04-03 18:00:03.5078 UTC-1-3.329iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551068
O52A_BHZ117.024°97.8°PP2017-04-03 18:00:08.4175 UTC-1-1.411iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551069
V53A_BHZ117.117°99.51°PP2017-04-03 18:00:10.9875 UTC-10.51iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551070
553A_BHZ117.453°101.54°PP2017-04-03 18:00:11.2981 UTC-1-1.526iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551071
N51A_BHZ117.534°97.07°PP2017-04-03 18:00:14.1655 UTC-10.781iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551072
V52A_BHZ117.772°99.01°PP2017-04-03 18:00:13.2644 UTC-1-1.779iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551073
Y52A_BHZ117.827°99.81°PP2017-04-03 18:00:15.7575 UTC-10.336iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551074
P51A_BHZ117.872°97.41°PP2017-04-03 18:00:14.133 UTC-1-1.605iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551075
W52A_BHZ117.92°99.23°PP2017-04-03 18:00:14.2307 UTC-1-1.842iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551078
K50A_BHZ117.928°95.94°PP2017-04-03 18:00:14.5768 UTC-1-1.55iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551079
S51A_BHZ118.037°98.07°PP2017-04-03 18:00:16.8378 UTC-1-0.048iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551080
M50A_BHZ118.09°96.4°PP2017-04-03 18:00:13.5251 UTC-1-3.728iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551081
I49A_BHZ118.187°95.19°PP2017-04-03 18:00:18.8208 UTC-10.897iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551082
V51A_BHZ118.371°98.64°PP2017-04-03 18:00:14.0702 UTC-1-5.134iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551083
X51A_BHZ118.59°99.05°PP2017-04-03 18:00:16.8765 UTC-1-3.842iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551084
Z51A_BHZ118.648°99.57°PP2017-04-03 18:00:22.4432 UTC-11.325iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551086
R50A_BHZ118.697°97.32°PP2017-04-03 18:00:18.7806 UTC-1-2.678iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551087
N49A_BHZ118.891°95.96°PP2017-04-03 18:00:22.2178 UTC-1-0.586iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551088
O49A_BHZ118.929°96.27°PP2017-04-03 18:00:16.8353 UTC-1-6.226iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551089
T50A_BHZ118.933°97.73°PP2017-04-03 18:00:22.9837 UTC-1-0.107iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551090
L48A_BHZ119.178°95.24°PP2017-04-03 18:00:25.1512 UTC-10.367iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551092
250A_BHZ119.33°99.79°PP2017-04-03 18:00:26.8181 UTC-10.985iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551093
R49A_BHZ119.355°96.84°PP2017-04-03 18:00:25.8361 UTC-1-0.173iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551094
J47A_BHZ119.57°94.27°PP2017-04-03 18:00:26.5818 UTC-1-0.909iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551097
P48A_BHZ119.683°96.03°PP2017-04-03 18:00:27.1432 UTC-1-1.125iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551098
G45A_BHZ120.278°92.67°PP2017-04-03 18:00:32.3648 UTC-10.007iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551101
V48A_BHZ120.348°97.39°PP2017-04-03 18:00:32.5091 UTC-1-0.326iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551102
X48A_BHZ120.356°98.02°PP2017-04-03 18:00:32.5265 UTC-1-0.365iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551103
L46A_BHZ120.564°94.02°PP2017-04-03 18:00:32.2322 UTC-1-2.084iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551104
T47A_BHZ120.725°96.51°PP2017-04-03 18:00:34.5929 UTC-1-0.831iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551105
Z47B_BHZ121.021°98.26°PP2017-04-03 18:00:33.1174 UTC-1-4.329iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551106
P46A_BHZ121.065°94.88°PP2017-04-03 18:00:33.1938 UTC-1-4.557iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551108
E43A_BHZ121.254°90.94°PP2017-04-03 18:00:40.3648 UTC-11.323iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551109
H43A_BHZ121.757°91.56°PP2017-04-03 18:00:42.6901 UTC-10.222iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551110
F42A_BHZ122.037°90.5°PP2017-04-03 18:00:46.6326 UTC-12.258iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551112
O44A_BHZ122.07°93.79°PP2017-04-03 18:00:43.2938 UTC-1-1.307iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551113
K43A_BHZ122.104°92.28°PP2017-04-03 18:00:40.2873 UTC-1-4.545iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551114
W45B_BHZ122.189°96.51°PP2017-04-03 18:00:41.8221 UTC-1-3.584iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551115
D41A_BHZ122.333°89.37°PP2017-04-03 18:00:44.8091 UTC-1-1.576iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551116
Q44B_BHZ122.406°94.25°PP2017-04-03 18:00:46.663 UTC-1-0.217iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551117
S44A_BHZ122.496°94.88°PP2017-04-03 18:00:43.4275 UTC-1-4.064iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551118
I42A_BHZ122.563°91.14°PP2017-04-03 18:00:45.2515 UTC-1-2.693iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551119
P43A_BHZ122.845°93.47°PP2017-04-03 18:00:48.8636 UTC-1-0.994iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551122
L42A_BHZ123.065°91.85°PP2017-04-03 18:00:49.9618 UTC-1-1.384iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551124
G40A_BHZ123.485°89.34°PP2017-04-03 18:00:54.1684 UTC-1-0.017iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551128
N41A_BHZ123.914°91.94°PP2017-04-03 18:00:56.3536 UTC-1-0.718iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551130
L40A_BHZ124.221°90.79°PP2017-04-03 18:00:57.9599 UTC-1-1.179iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551132
P40B_BHZ124.785°92°PP2017-04-03 18:01:02.446 UTC-1-0.478iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551134
R40B_BHZ124.905°92.73°PP2017-04-03 18:01:01.9942 UTC-1-1.734iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551135
S39B_BHZ125.707°92.53°PP2017-04-03 18:01:08.9755 UTC-1-0.114iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551137
N38B_BHZ125.718°90.35°PP2017-04-03 18:01:06.6045 UTC-1-2.554iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551138
P38B_BHZ125.931°91.01°PP2017-04-03 18:01:09.0562 UTC-1-1.521iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551140
N33B_BHZ128.911°87.6°PP2017-04-03 18:01:24.5877 UTC-1-5.675iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551142
K31B_BHZ129.764°85.14°PP2017-04-03 18:01:30.9664 UTC-1-4.867iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551144
R32B_BHZ129.957°88.67°PP2017-04-03 18:01:35.7691 UTC-1-1.326iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551147
E28B_BHZ130.634°80.32°PP2017-04-03 18:01:40.4404 UTC-1-1.052iasp91dbp:rrodd:17093551150

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