last update to page: December 19 2016 17:41:06 (UTC).

Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake: New Ireland Region, P.n.g.

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat Dec 17th 2016 10:51:12 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.9 mww) located in New Ireland Region, P.n.g.. Seismic region Bismarck And Solomon Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station SCI2 in the network is 10,110.8 km.

If you felt the quake, the USGS would like to know. Please add your comments to the USGS page "Did you feel it?".

Details

Time:Sat Dec 17th 2016 10:51:12 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.9 mww
Location:(-4.5091,153.4495)
Depth:103.2 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:1204256,1239955
nass,ndef:60,0
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
SOL_HHZ91.859265.83PcP1481972649.6891-10.075iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296548
CPE_HHZ91.982265.91PcP1481972650.5551-10.395iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296552
RDM_HHZ92.248266.08PcP1481972651.0866-1-0.254iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296562
BCCC_HHZ92.28266.1PcP1481972651.3331-1-0.149iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296563
CRY_HHZ92.336266.14PcP1481972651.7873-10.059iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296567
RRSP_HHZ92.34266.14PcP1481972651.9052-10.159iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296543
KNW_HHZ92.367266.16PcP1481972651.6321-1-0.234iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296568
GVAR1_HHZ92.368266.16PcP1481972652.1843-10.313iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296569
WMC_HHZ92.389266.17PcP1481972651.7311-1-0.23iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296570
BZN_HHZ92.389266.17PcP1481972652.0832-10.118iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296571
JORD_HHZ92.406266.18PcP1481972652.0621-10.021iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296572
SND_HHZ92.438266.21PcP1481972652.3087-10.126iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296576
FRD_HHZ92.444266.21PcP1481972652.3819-10.177iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296579
TFRD_HHZ92.444266.21PcP1481972652.2826-10.077iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296580
LVA2_HHZ92.468266.23PcP1481972652.5938-10.28iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296582
MONP2_HHZ92.554266.28PcP1481972653.2888-10.593iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296584
TR04_HHZ92.584266.3PcP1481972652.8788-10.051iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296594
TR03_HHZ92.587266.3P1481972652.5445-10.199iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296595
TR02_HHZ92.593266.31PcP1481972652.8701-10.003iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296596
TR01_HHZ92.596266.31PcP1481972653.0332-10.152iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631296597

External resources

Current seismic activity measured by the seismic network

Click the link below to observe an interactive map of earthquakes recorded by the station deployment: