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Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake: Near Coast Of Ecuador

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed May 18th 2016 16:46:44 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.8 mww) located in Near Coast Of Ecuador. Seismic region Andean South America.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station USGCB in the network is 5,259.7 km.

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Details

Time:Wed May 18th 2016 16:46:44 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.8 mww
Location:(0.4651,-79.6406)
Depth:31.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:1010343,1027123
nass,ndef:58,0
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
MONP2_HHZ47.397125.57P1463590516.293653.0470.999iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012605
JFN4_HHZ47.694125.98P1463590517.8148-10.213iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012730
JFS4_HHZ47.694125.98P1463590517.8955-10.289iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012731
TR04_HHZ47.695125.94P1463590518.1074-10.492iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012732
TR03_HHZ47.7125.95P1463590518.0407-10.391iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012733
TR02_HHZ47.701125.96P1463590517.9707-10.315iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012734
TR01_HHZ47.701125.97P1463590517.999799.0410.34iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012542
LVA2_HHZ47.759125.77P1463590518.4778102.210.365iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012535
TRO_HHZ47.768126.03P1463590518.6484130.130.467iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012540
PFO_HHZ47.843126.06P1463590519.4044100.240.644iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012537
CPE_HHZ47.863124.89P1463590519.713572.3470.796iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012606
FRD_HHZ47.871125.83P1463590519.644197.0020.669iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012545
JORD_HHZ47.887125.77P1463590519.817128.370.72iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012547
SND_HHZ47.911125.86P1463590520.086259.3630.796iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012548
BZN_HHZ47.913125.77P1463590519.9184103.710.619iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012544
WMC_HHZ47.966125.82P1463590520.313186.1070.601iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012550
TMSP_HHZ47.997125.85P1463590520.443-10.492iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012746
CRY_HHZ48.003125.75P1463590520.3579114.340.356iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012549
GVAR1_HHZ48.042125.86P1463590520.5178103.680.219iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012538
RRSP_HHZ48.055125.81P1463590520.8947-10.492iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012748
KNW_HHZ48.073125.88P1463590520.8166-10.274iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012749
RHIL_HHZ48.089125.8P1463590521.1866-10.519iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012751
BCCC_HHZ48.101125.74P1463590521.219140.550.465iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012553
RDM_HHZ48.116125.69P1463590521.2821148.830.41iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012551
SMER_HHZ48.235125.24P1463590522.176274.7810.383iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611012552

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