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Magnitude 7.50 quake in the Scotia Sea, South Atlantic

Last updated: 2014-10-13 21:28:54 UTC

Global view of quake

 

The Anza group at the University of California San Diego operates a broadband seismograph network consisting of 17 three component broadband seismograph stations centered near Anza, California (see map).

On Sunday, August 3rd, 2003 at 21:37:19 (PDT) we recorded a quake (preliminary mb 7.50) located in the Scotia Sea in the South Atlantic.

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Initial source parameters for the recent event are shown below. The epicentral distance (distance separating the epicenter and the closest station in the recording network) for Anza is 12335 km (110.8 degrees).

This map shows the mainshock (red star) and any associated aftershocks (orange stars). Anza network stations are blue triangles.

Global mecator event map

Latitude Longitude Origin time (UTC) Origin time (PDT) Depth (km) mb Author
-60.5500 -43.4700 08/04/03 (216) 04:37:19 08/03/03 (215) 21:37:19 10 7.50 UCSD:vladik

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Of local interest:
We operate a broadband station on Mt. Soledad. At 21:51:55 (PDT) station SOL recorded the P wave from this event. Here is a view of that event as picked by our analyst. The pink "P" indicates a P wave arrival.

3 component seismometer recordings at Soledad

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URL: http://eqinfo.ucsd.edu/special_events/2003/216/a/index.php [Last updated: 2014-10-13 21:28:54 UTC]