last update to page: December 28 2016 21:22:07 (UTC).

Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake: California-nevada Border Region


The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Dec 28th 2016 08:22:12 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 5.7 ml) located in California-nevada Border Region. Seismic region California - Nevada Region.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station CSLB in the network is 518.3 km.

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Time:Wed Dec 28th 2016 08:22:12 (UTC)
Magnitude:5.7 ml
Depth:12.0 km

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. 0.8 to 3 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Seismic waveforms for vertical channels in network

Subset of several stations close to the event. 0.8 to 3 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Signal description at some stations

STA_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
KNW_HHZ339.93°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:29.2714 UTC17.051-0.601iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631306342
RDM_HHZ5.042°341.39°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:30.2101 UTC-1-0.239iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631307032
GVAR1_HHZ5.047°340.07°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:30.2204 UTC19.365-0.29iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631306344
WMC_HHZ5.143°340.17°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:31.5425 UTC12.239-0.291iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631306351
BZN_HHZ5.222°340.41°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:32.5825 UTC8.5492-0.343iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631306354
FRD_HHZ5.238°339.88°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:32.7933 UTC22.884-0.343iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631306358
LVA2_HHZ5.384°340.08°pPn2016-12-28 08:23:34.7488 UTC11.253-0.395iasp91dbp:jtytell:1631306371

External resources

Current seismic activity measured by the seismic network

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