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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake: South Sandwich Islands Region

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat May 28th 2016 09:46:59 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.2 mww) located in South Sandwich Islands Region. Seismic region Southern Antilles.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station USGCB in the network is 12,970.2 km.

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Details

Time:Sat May 28th 2016 09:46:59 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.2 mww
Location:(-56.2033,-26.8926)
Depth:72.7 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:1020128,1037413
nass,ndef:64,0
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_HHZ116.581141.54PKPdf1464429933.5642-1-1.193iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022155
CPE_HHZ116.935141.4PKPdf1464429934.3245-1-1.111iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022161
TR04_HHZ116.979141.38PKPdf1464429934.6938-1-0.826iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022164
JFS4_HHZ116.986141.38PKPdf1464429934.5435-1-0.989iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022165
TR03_HHZ116.986141.38PKPdf1464429934.5846-1-0.948iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022166
JFN4_HHZ116.986141.38PKPdf1464429934.5848-1-0.948iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022167
TR02_HHZ116.989141.38PKPdf1464429934.6321-1-0.907iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022168
TR01_HHZ116.991141.37PKPdf1464429934.7581-1-0.785iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022169
LVA2_HHZ117.013141.37PKPdf1464429934.9216-1-0.662iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022171
FRD_HHZ117.146141.31PKPdf1464429934.8496-1-0.989iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022177
TFRD_HHZ117.146141.31PKPdf1464429935.0131-1-0.826iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022178
JORD_HHZ117.15141.31PKPdf1464429934.9393-1-0.908iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022180
PFO_HHZ117.163141.3PKPdf1464429934.829-1-1.042iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022185
BZN_HHZ117.177141.3PKPdf1464429934.9633-1-0.935iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022189
SND_HHZ117.196141.29PKPdf1464429934.9996-1-0.935iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022190
WMC_HHZ117.245141.27PKPdf1464429935.0937-1-0.935iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022194
CRY_HHZ117.271141.26PKPdf1464429935.2507-1-0.828iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022195
TMSP_HHZ117.284141.25PKPdf1464429935.4083-1-0.695iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022196
GVAR1_HHZ117.334141.23PKPdf1464429935.1837-1-1.015iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022198
RRSP_HHZ117.339141.23PKPdf1464429935.4614-1-0.748iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022199
RHIL_HHZ117.373141.22PKPdf1464429935.5257-1-0.748iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022203
BCCC_HHZ117.373141.22PKPdf1464429935.232-1-1.042iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022202
KNW_HHZ117.374141.22PKPdf1464429935.207-1-1.069iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022204
SMER_HHZ117.414141.2PKPdf1464429934.989-1-1.362iasp91dbp:jtytell:1611022206

External resources

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