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Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Tue Oct 20th 2015 21:52:02 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.3 mwp) located in Vanuatu Islands. Seismic region New Hebrides Islands.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station SCI2 in the network is 9,498.5 km.

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Details

Time:Tue Oct 20th 2015 21:52:02 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.3 mwp
Location:(-14.8615,167.3069)
Depth:131.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:38315,128299
nass,ndef:79,0
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
SCI2_HHZ85.326248.93P1445378663.426712.356-1.086iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782018
SOL_HHZ86.274249.64P1445378667.9974-1-1.183iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782024
CPE_HHZ86.403249.72P1445378668.3832.596-1.431iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782026
SMER_HHZ86.549249.65P1445378668.6929-1-1.829iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782030
RDM_HHZ86.861249.82P1445378670.703560.5-1.332iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782040
BCCC_HHZ86.896249.84P1445378670.772266.588-1.431iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782042
CRY_HHZ86.925249.89P1445378671.013259.183-1.331iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782045
MONP2_HHZ86.943250.1P1445378671.544245.169-0.883iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782059
RRSP_HHZ86.953249.88P1445378671.3467-1-1.132iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782049
BZN_HHZ86.955249.93P1445378671.156259.956-1.331iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782046
JORD_HHZ86.966249.94P1445378671.356565.636-1.182iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782050
WMC_HHZ86.977249.92P1445378671.461644.643-1.132iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782052
TMSP_HHZ86.988249.92P1445378671.4638-1-1.182iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782053
LVA2_HHZ86.99250P1445378671.671862.038-0.983iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782061
KNW_HHZ86.996249.89P1445378671.255567.085-1.431iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782047
FRD_HHZ87.007249.97P1445378671.505250.933-1.231iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782056
SND_HHZ87.018249.96P1445378671.608837.509-1.182iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782060
TR04_HHZ87.112250.07P1445378672.1604-1-1.082iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782073
TR03_HHZ87.118250.07P1445378672.1383-1-1.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782072
TR02_HHZ87.126250.07P1445378672.1274-1-1.181iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782069
TR01_HHZ87.13250.08P1445378672.196940.734-1.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782077
JFS4_HHZ87.138250.08P1445378672.133-1-1.231iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782070
JFN4_HHZ87.141250.08P1445378672.247-1-1.131iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782080
TRO_HHZ87.155250.06P1445378672.46453.16-0.982iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782083
PFO_HHZ87.159250.04P1445378672.084148.687-1.38iasp91dbp:jtytell:152782065

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