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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Apr 6th 2016 06:58:50 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 6.9 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 9,514.4 km.

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Details

Time:Wed Apr 6th 2016 06:58:50 (UTC)
Magnitude:6.9 mwp
Location:(-14.1101,166.5675)
Depth:33.7 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:975252,989399
nass,ndef:63,0
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_HHZ86.424250.67P1459926684.5824-1-4.662iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976035
CPE_HHZ86.553250.74P1459926685.75018.7139-4.127iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975692
SMER_HHZ86.689250.68P1459926686.6299.6928-3.913iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975690
RDM_HHZ87250.85P1459926687.821110.507-4.234iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975698
BCCC_HHZ87.035250.87P1459926688.31068.9435-3.913iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975706
CRY_HHZ87.066250.92P1459926688.14018.5335-4.234iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975704
RHIL_HHZ87.074250.89P1459926687.8602-1-4.555iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976047
RRSP_HHZ87.092250.91P1459926688.6966-1-3.806iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976049
MONP2_HHZ87.096251.12P1459926689.035410.48-3.485iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975713
BZN_HHZ87.097250.96P1459926688.184410.05-4.341iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975694
JORD_HHZ87.108250.97P1459926688.987110.999-3.592iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975701
WMC_HHZ87.118250.95P1459926689.67618.4006-2.95iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975711
GVAR1_HHZ87.123250.93P1459926688.4167-1-4.234iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976052
TMSP_HHZ87.128250.94P1459926687.6908-1-4.983iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976053
KNW_HHZ87.135250.92P1459926688.36511.835-4.341iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975714
LVA2_HHZ87.135251.03P1459926689.11615.453-3.592iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975702
FRD_HHZ87.149251P1459926688.65069.6554-4.127iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975696
SND_HHZ87.16250.99P1459926689.7702-1-3.057iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976055
TR04_HHZ87.257251.1P1459926689.4923-1-3.806iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976062
TR03_HHZ87.263251.1P1459926689.7334-1-3.592iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976063
TR02_HHZ87.271251.1P1459926689.986-1-3.378iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976065
TR01_HHZ87.275251.11P1459926689.79157.8776-3.592iasp91dbp:jtytell:160975720
JFS4_HHZ87.282251.11P1459926690.2557-1-3.164iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976067
JFN4_HHZ87.285251.11P1459926690.0562-1-3.378iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976068
PFO_HHZ87.3251.07P1459926690.34-1-3.164iasp91dbp:jtytell:160976073

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