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Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake: Solomon Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Jan 22nd 2017 04:30:23 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.9 mww) located in Solomon Islands. 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 10,058.8 km.

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Details

Time:Sun Jan 22nd 2017 04:30:23 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.9 mww
Location:(-6.2137,155.1224)
Depth:136.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:1234318,1273519
nass,ndef:65,0
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_HHZ91.384263.5PcP1485060194.1665-1-0.067iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328848
CPE_HHZ91.509263.57PcP1485060194.6704-1-0.116iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328852
SMER_HHZ91.518263.55P1485060194.2131-10.051iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328854
RDM_HHZ91.804263.74PcP1485060195.8933-1-0.203iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328864
CRY_HHZ91.889263.8PcP1485060196.2108-1-0.26iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328867
GVAR1_HHZ91.925263.82PcP1485060196.5216-1-0.11iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328868
KNW_HHZ91.926263.81P1485060196.0956-10.051iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328869
BZN_HHZ91.939263.83P1485060196.299-10.193iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328870
TMSP_HHZ91.941263.83PcP1485060196.6677-1-0.036iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328871
WMC_HHZ91.942263.83P1485060196.3822-10.265iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328872
JORD_HHZ91.955263.84PcP1485060196.8747-10.109iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328873
SND_HHZ91.99263.86PcP1485060196.89368.4833-0.027iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328613
FRD_HHZ91.993263.87P1485060196.61967.00250.265iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328614
PFO_HHZ92.124263.95PcP1485060197.6516-10.139iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328885
TR01_HHZ92.142263.97PcP1485060197.5914-1-0.002iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328889
TRO_HHZ92.143263.96PcP1485060197.8086-10.213iasp91dbp:rrodd:170221328890

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