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Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea


The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Feb 25th 2018 17:44:44 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.5 mww) located in New Guinea, Papua New Guinea. Seismic region New Guinea.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station SCI2 in the network is 11,206.3 km.

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Time:Sun Feb 25th 2018 17:44:44 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.5 mww
Depth:35.0 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. 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_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
SMER_HHZ101.77°270.38°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:35.8923 UTC7.93322.47iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693282
CPE_HHZ101.829°270.29°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:35.0824 UTC-11.401iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693896
RDM_HHZ102.038°270.59°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:36.2258 UTC-11.615iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693897
RHIL_HHZ102.101°270.64°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:36.5064 UTC-11.615iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693916
RRSP_HHZ102.128°270.66°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:36.6253 UTC-11.615iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693900
KNW_HHZ102.15°270.68°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:36.9374 UTC9.46571.829iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693283
BZN_HHZ102.19°270.66°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:37.97 UTC10.2252.684iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693284
JORD_HHZ102.209°270.67°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:38.0525 UTC7.02092.684iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693285
FRD_HHZ102.244°270.7°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:37.5684 UTC8.45192.043iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693286
LVA2_HHZ102.28°270.69°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:38.1544 UTC7.142.47iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693288
PFO_HHZ102.362°270.8°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:37.2348 UTC6.331.188iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693287
MONP2_HHZ102.402°270.67°Pdiff2018-02-25 17:58:37.841 UTC-11.615iasp91dbp:jtytell:1801693905

External resources

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