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Magnitude 6 Earthquake: North Of Franz Josef Land


The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sat Oct 28th 2017 19:11:01 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6 mww) located in North Of Franz Josef Land. Seismic region Arctic Zone.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station CSLB in the network is 6,602.0 km.

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Time:Sat Oct 28th 2017 19:11:01 (UTC)
Magnitude:6 mww
Depth:10.0 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. 0.01 to 0.07 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Seismic waveforms for vertical channels in network

Subset of several stations close to the event. 0.01 to 0.07 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_HHZ59.362°0.51°pP2017-10-28 19:21:05.9758 UTC-1-1.213iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571293
RHIL_HHZ59.404°0.51°pP2017-10-28 19:21:06.3227 UTC-1-1.152iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571297
RRSP_HHZ59.425°0.51°pP2017-10-28 19:21:06.6129 UTC-1-1.01iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571298
RDM_HHZ59.447°0.5°pP2017-10-28 19:21:07.2125 UTC-1-0.565iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571302
TMSP_HHZ59.457°0.51°pP2017-10-28 19:21:07.1167 UTC-1-0.727iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571303
PFO_HHZ59.463°0.53°pP2017-10-28 19:21:06.914 UTC-1-0.97iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571304
CRY_HHZ59.511°0.51°pP2017-10-28 19:21:07.2688 UTC-1-0.95iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571315
SND_HHZ59.524°0.52°pP2017-10-28 19:21:08.0036 UTC-1-0.302iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571316
TRO_HHZ59.551°0.53°pP2017-10-28 19:21:07.563 UTC-1-0.93iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571319
FRD_HHZ59.581°0.52°pP2017-10-28 19:21:07.9931 UTC-1-0.707iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571322
BZN_HHZ59.585°0.51°pP2017-10-28 19:21:07.7959 UTC-1-0.93iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571323
TR02_HHZ59.656°0.53°pP2017-10-28 19:21:08.9157 UTC-1-0.303iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571326
TR03_HHZ59.665°0.53°pP2017-10-28 19:21:08.7743 UTC-1-0.505iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571327
TR04_HHZ59.675°0.53°pP2017-10-28 19:21:09.0305 UTC-1-0.323iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571328
MONP2_HHZ60.182°0.53°pP2017-10-28 19:21:12.659 UTC-1-0.184iasp91dbp:jtytell:1731571334

External resources

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