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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Sun Apr 3rd 2016 08:23:53 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 mww) 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 9,507.9 km.

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Details

Time:Sun Apr 3rd 2016 08:23:53 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mww
Location:(-14.3519,166.8205)
Depth:35.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:973236,987961
nass,ndef:71,0
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_HHZ86.363250.33P1459672589.8087-1-2.497iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974052
CPE_HHZ86.492250.4P1459672590.6772-1-2.262iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974056
SMER_HHZ86.632250.34P1459672591.0058-1-2.615iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974060
RDM_HHZ86.943250.51P1459672593.46412.64-1.673iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972879
BCCC_HHZ86.978250.53P1459672593.16229.8224-2.144iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972881
CRY_HHZ87.008250.58P1459672593.663110.412-1.791iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972891
RHIL_HHZ87.017250.55P1459672593.3547-1-2.144iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974071
MONP2_HHZ87.034250.79P1459672593.67099.0629-1.909iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972895
BZN_HHZ87.039250.62P1459672593.57688.3397-2.026iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972887
JORD_HHZ87.05250.63P1459672593.62968.7637-2.026iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972889
WMC_HHZ87.06250.61P1459672593.44428.9182-2.262iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972885
GVAR1_HHZ87.066250.59P1459672593.4719-1-2.262iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974075
TMSP_HHZ87.07250.6P1459672593.2586-1-2.497iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974076
LVA2_HHZ87.076250.69P1459672593.87248.8324-1.909iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972883
KNW_HHZ87.078250.58P1459672593.29359.7435-2.497iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972897
FRD_HHZ87.091250.66P1459672593.82888.3164-2.026iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972893
SND_HHZ87.102250.65P1459672593.6445-1-2.262iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974078
TR04_HHZ87.198250.76P1459672594.228-1-2.145iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974084
TR03_HHZ87.204250.76P1459672594.1711-1-2.229iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974086
TR02_HHZ87.212250.76P1459672594.2097-1-2.229iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974087
TR01_HHZ87.216250.77P1459672594.2296-1-2.229iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974088
JFS4_HHZ87.223250.77P1459672594.434-1-2.06iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974090
JFN4_HHZ87.226250.77P1459672594.4486-1-2.06iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974091
TRO_HHZ87.239250.75P1459672594.67989.177-1.892iasp91dbp:jtytell:160972876
PFO_HHZ87.242250.73P1459672594.524-1-2.06iasp91dbp:jtytell:160974095

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