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Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake: South Island, New Zealand

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Nov 13th 2016 11:02:56 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.8 mww) located in South Island, New Zealand. Seismic region New Zealand Region.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station SOL in the network is 11,004.3 km.

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Details

Time:Sun Nov 13th 2016 11:02:56 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.8 mww
Location:(-42.7568,173.0766)
Depth:23.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:1175886,1209575
nass,ndef:175,0
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_CHANDeltaS-E azPhase TimeSNRTimeResModelAutharid
SOL_HHZ98.853224.17pPdiff1479035807.2964-14.853iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267632
SOL_HHE98.853224.17S1479036478.5147-1-4.897iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267610
CPE_HHZ98.971224.24pPdiff1479035807.217512.5694.25iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267415
CPE_HHE98.971224.24S1479036487.755-13.358iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267601
SMER_HHZ99.34224.28pPdiff1479035810.590423.5695.985iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267407
MONP2_HHZ99.374224.55pPdiff1479035807.724-12.966iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267530
MONP2_HHE99.374224.55Sdiff1479036484.6973-1-3.059iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267616
LVA2_HHZ99.62224.54pPdiff1479035812.588630.9066.74iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267411
LVA2_HHE99.62224.54Sdiff1479036488.2727-1-1.529iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267571
RDM_HHZ99.651224.44pPdiff1479035807.06730.281.079iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267410
RDM_HHE99.651224.44Sdiff1479036486.2353-1-3.827iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267538
JORD_HHZ99.657224.52pPdiff1479035810.1117-14.098iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267646
JORD_HHE99.657224.52Sdiff1479036487.7175-1-2.393iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267559
BZN_HHZ99.658224.51pPdiff1479035806.342232.4460.325iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267413
BZN_HHE99.658224.51Sdiff1479036486.6644-1-3.454iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267549
CRY_HHZ99.67224.49pPdiff1479035807.903331.4831.834iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267412
CRY_HHE99.67224.49Sdiff1479036485.4826-1-4.733iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267542
BCCC_HHZ99.685224.46pPdiff1479035807.5939-11.457iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267647
BCCC_HHE99.685224.46Sdiff1479036484.4564-1-5.886iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267539
FRD_HHZ99.698224.54pPdiff1479035810.6714-14.476iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267483
FRD_HHE99.698224.54Sdiff1479036486.9565-1-3.496iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267566
TFRD_HHZ99.698224.54pPdiff1479035811.0491-14.853iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267520
WMC_HHZ99.712224.51pPdiff1479035809.223531.7432.966iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267409
WMC_HHE99.712224.51Sdiff1479036485.7292-1-4.839iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267552
RHIL_HHZ99.727224.48pPdiff1479035809.2887-12.966iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267491
RHIL_HHE99.727224.48Sdiff1479036489.4135-1-1.277iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267544
RRSP_HHZ99.73224.49pPdiff1479035809.7102-13.374iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267490
RRSP_HHE99.73224.49Sdiff1479036489.4562-1-1.26iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267545
SND_HHZ99.733224.54pPdiff1479035812.098223.9665.749iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267414
SND_HHE99.733224.54Sdiff1479036485.9774-1-4.762iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267565
TR04_HHZ99.733224.61pPdiff1479035812.0998-15.749iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267477
TR04_HHE99.733224.61Sdiff1479036489.9172-1-0.825iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267587
TMSP_HHZ99.741224.52Pdiff1479035795.3896-1-3.396iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267518
TMSP_HHE99.741224.52Sdiff1479036483.8702-1-6.938iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267556
TR03_HHZ99.742224.61pPdiff1479035811.6655-15.274iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267478
TR02_HHZ99.752224.61pPdiff1479035812.1853-15.749iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267480
TR01_HHZ99.757224.61pPdiff1479035812.208530.9835.749iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267416
TR01_HHE99.757224.61Sdiff1479036489.9666-1-0.98iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267590
GVAR1_HHZ99.759224.51pPdiff1479035810.189-13.721iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267519
GVAR1_HHE99.759224.51Sdiff1479036489.6124-1-1.351iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267558
JFS4_HHZ99.763224.62pPdiff1479035812.0903-15.608iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267479
JFS4_HHE99.763224.62Sdiff1479036490.0294-1-0.961iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267591
JFN4_HHZ99.766224.62pPdiff1479035812.2466-15.749iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267651
JFN4_HHE99.766224.62Sdiff1479036491.0005-1-0.018iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267593
KNW_HHZ99.79224.51pPdiff1479035811.404821.7984.799iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267419
KNW_HHE99.79224.51Sdiff1479036488.7888-1-2.432iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267561
TRO_HHZ99.822224.62pPdiff1479035811.975433.5785.23iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267420
TRO_HHE99.822224.62Sdiff1479036488.9025-1-2.58iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267586
PFO_HHZ99.865224.62pPdiff1479035805.7517-1-1.185iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267484
PFO_HHE99.865224.62Sdiff1479036489.7456-1-2.096iasp91dbp:rrodd:163181267580

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