last update to page: September 09 2016 17:34:15 (UTC).

North Korea Event


The red marker denotes the earthquake epicenter.

On Wed Jan 6th 2016 01:30:02 (UTC) the seismic network recorded an earthquake (preliminary 5.1 mb) located in North Korea. Seismic region Eastern Asia.

The epicentral distance (i.e. distance separating the location to the epicenter) to the closest station CSLB in the network is 9,222.7 km.

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Time:Wed Jan 6th 2016 01:30:02 (UTC)
Magnitude:5.1 mb
Depth:10.0 km

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. 0.8 to 3 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Seismic waveforms for vertical channels in network

Subset of several stations close to the event. 0.8 to 3 Hz bandpass Butterworth filter has been applied to data.

Signal description at some stations

STA_CHANS-E DeltaS-E AzimuthPhase TimeSignal/NoiseTime ResidualV. ModelAutharid
RDM_HHZ83.686°316.41°P2016-01-06 01:42:33.2888 UTC-11.556iasp91dbp:jtytell:160902194
CRY_HHZ83.796°316.47°pP2016-01-06 01:42:34.2997 UTC-1-1.32iasp91dbp:jtytell:160902223
WMC_HHZ83.826°316.5°pP2016-01-06 01:42:34.602 UTC-1-1.171iasp91dbp:jtytell:160902224
SND_HHZ83.877°316.53°pP2016-01-06 01:42:34.8633 UTC-1-1.171iasp91dbp:jtytell:160902225

External resources

Current seismic activity measured by the seismic network

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