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Magnitude 7 Earthquake: Vanuatu Islands

Summary

The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Thu Apr 28th 2016 19:33:26 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 7 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 9,576.4 km.

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Details

Time:Thu Apr 28th 2016 19:33:26 (UTC)
Magnitude:7 mww
Location:(-16.0941,167.3368)
Depth:35.0 km
Author:USGS:us
evid,orid:994046,1009485
nass,ndef:59,0
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
CPE_HHZ87.095248.69P1461872765.6814-1-3.171iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996370
SMER_HHZ87.25248.63P1461872766.7875-1-2.817iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996373
RDM_HHZ87.564248.81P1461872769.1741-1-1.932iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996383
BCCC_HHZ87.599248.83P1461872769.3404-1-1.932iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996384
CRY_HHZ87.626248.87P1461872769.2948-1-2.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996385
MONP2_HHZ87.631249.07P1461872769.3154-1-2.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996386
RHIL_HHZ87.639248.85P1461872769.5312-1-1.932iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996387
BZN_HHZ87.654248.91P1461872768.8974-1-2.64iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996388
RRSP_HHZ87.656248.87P1461872769.6118-1-1.932iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996389
JORD_HHZ87.665248.93P1461872768.5919-1-2.994iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996391
WMC_HHZ87.678248.91P1461872769.0094-1-2.64iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996393
LVA2_HHZ87.686248.98P1461872769.5802-1-2.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996394
GVAR1_HHZ87.686248.88P1461872769.5813-1-2.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996395
TMSP_HHZ87.689248.9P1461872770.6576-1-1.047iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996396
KNW_HHZ87.7248.88P1461872770.1746-1-1.578iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996397
FRD_HHZ87.706248.95P1461872769.8507-1-1.932iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996398
SND_HHZ87.718248.94P1461872769.7318-1-2.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996400
TR04_HHZ87.809249.05P1461872770.1624-1-2.109iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996404
TR03_HHZ87.815249.05P1461872770.3676-1-1.932iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996405
TR02_HHZ87.823249.06P1461872770.5835-1-1.755iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996406
TR01_HHZ87.827249.06P1461872770.9575-1-1.401iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996409
JFS4_HHZ87.835249.06P1461872771.1693-1-1.224iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996407
JFN4_HHZ87.838249.07P1461872771.007-1-1.401iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996408
PFO_HHZ87.859249.03P1461872769.1615-1-3.348iasp91dbp:jtytell:161996412

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