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Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake: Southwest Of Sumatra, Indonesia

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Mar 2nd 2016 12:49:48 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7.8 mww) located in Southwest Of Sumatra, Indonesia. Seismic region Sunda Arc.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station CSLB in the network is 15,397.9 km.

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Details

Time:Wed Mar 2nd 2016 12:49:48 (UTC)
Magnitude:7.8 mww
Location:(-4.9082,94.275)
Depth:24.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:948575,960763
nass,ndef:38,0
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
RDM_HHZ139.249307.92PKPdf1456924147.273123.904-5.493iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947226
BCCC_HHZ139.263307.97PKPdf1456924146.9189-1-5.873iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947448
KNW_HHZ139.286308.15PKPdf1456924147.807322.226-5.026iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947227
RRSP_HHZ139.307308.06PKPdf1456924146.8523-1-6.019iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947447
GVAR1_HHZ139.319308.11PKPdf1456924149.453215.365-3.44iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947229
CRY_HHZ139.361307.98PKPdf1456924149.9596-1-3.009iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947452
TMSP_HHZ139.365308.1PKPdf1456924150.1035-1-2.873iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947453
JORD_HHZ139.479308PKPdf1456924148.301-1-4.881iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947455
FRD_HHZ139.494308.07PKPdf1456924149.6046-1-3.603iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947456
PFO_HHZ139.515308.35PKPdf1456924147.8628-1-5.383iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947459
LVA2_HHZ139.609307.99PKPdf1456924150.0399-1-3.375iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947468
TR01_HHZ139.662308.23PKPdf1456924150.5465-1-2.964iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947469
TR03_HHZ139.664308.2PKPdf1456924147.8113-1-5.702iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947471
TR04_HHZ139.669308.19PKPdf1456924148.2308-1-5.292iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947470
MONP2_HHZ139.983307.72PKPdf1456924150.9863-1-3.101iasp91dbp:jtytell:160947475

External resources

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