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April 21, 2014

Bougainville and San Cristobal, Solomon Is M7+ series April 2014

7.1Mw, 2014-04-11 07:07:21

7.1Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-11 07:07:21
Location: SOLOMON ISLANDS
Latitude, Longitude: -6.6249, 155.0639
Magnitude: 7.1 MW (GCMT), 6.9Ms, 6.5mb (USGS)
Depth: 50.0 km
Energy Released: 673,609.69TTNT
Energy Magnitude 7.16Me_hf, 6.93Me_bb (hf=High Frequency, bb= Broad Band) (GCMT)
Duration: 67 sec
Depth: 50.0 km
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 57km SW of Panguna, Bougainville

7.1Mw GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 7.1MW 2014-04-11

Station HNR :: Honiara, Solomon Islands

(-9.44, 159.95)
iris HNR webicorder graph day 101click image for full size version, opens in new tab/window

Networks estimates of location 7.1Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 11/04 07:07:21, -6.6249, 155.0639, 50, 7.1, Mww
geoau, 11/04 07:07:24, -6.672, 155.075, 67, 7.4, Mwp
gsras, 11/04 07:07:20, -6.56, 155.07, 50, 6.8, Ms
geofon, 11/04 07:07:21, -6.59, 155.01, 46, 7.0, Mw
emsc, 11/04 07:07:23, -6.62, 155.11, 60, 7.2, Mw
gcmt, 11/04 07:07:31, -6.76, 155.13, 44.3, 7.2, Mw

7.1 Mw aftershock map – (0-37hrs)

aftershock summary

mag4= 19 mag5= 9 , mag6= 2 , mag7= 1
total= 32
total energy released= 796,623.432 TTNT

7.1Mw strong aftershocks

Three strong aftershocks hit within the first 24 hours
a 6.5Mw at 1:09:27 Elapsed Time, a 5.6mb at 7:26:22ET and a 6.1 at 23:15:00ET.
Below are the two magnitude 6+ Moment Tensors with the networks estimates map and list beside each one
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6.5Mw GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 6.5MW 2014-04-11
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5.6Mw event summary

(GCMT not shown)
Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-11 14:33:43
Time Elapsed: 7:26:22 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -6.713, 154.898
Magnitude: 5.8 MW (GCMT)
Energy Released: 3,787.99TTNT
Depth: 21.3 km
Catalog, Contributor: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 78km SW of Panguna, Bougainville

6.5Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-11 08:16:48
Time Elapsed: 1:09:27 (hh:mm:ss)
Location: SOLOMON ISLANDS
Latitude, Longitude: -6.855, 155.016
Magnitude: 6.5 MW (GCMT)
Depth: 39.4 km
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Energy Released: 84,802.44TTNT
Energy Magnitude 6.57Me_hf, 6.17Me_bb (hf=High Frequency, bb= Broad Band) (GCMT)
Duration: 58 sec
Depth: 50.6 km
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 78km SW of Panguna, Bougainville

Networks estimates of location 6.5Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 11/04 08:16:48, -6.8554, 155.0165, 39.4, 6.5, Mww
geoau, 11/04 08:16:50, -6.672, 155.075, 67, 6.9, Mwp
gsras, 11/04 08:16:47, -6.82, 154.99, 50, 6.0, mb
geofon, 11/04 08:16:51, -6.85, 155.03, 58, 6.5, Mw
emsc, 11/04 08:16:49, -6.83, 155.08, 40, 6.5, Mw
gcmt, 11/04 08:16:49, -7.02, 155.05, 28.1, 6.5, Mw

6.1Mw GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 6.1MW 2014-04-12

6.1Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-12 05:24:25
Elapsed Time: 22:17:04 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -7.116, 155.236
Magnitude: 6.1 MW (GCMT)
Energy Released: 21,301.41TTNT
Energy Magnitude 6.11Me_hf, 5.64Me_bb (hf=High Frequency, bb= Broad Band) (GCMT)
Duration: 65 sec
Depth: 56.5 km
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 92km SSW of Panguna, Bougainville

Networks estimates of location 6.1Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 12/04 05:24:25, -7.1163, 155.2356, 35.0, 6.1, Mww
geofon, 12/04 05:24:27, -7.29, 155.29, 44.0, 6.1, Mw
emsc, 12/04 05:24:28, -7.16, 155.35, 60.0, 6.1, Mw
gsras, 12/04 05:24:23, -7.1, 155.21, 33.0, 5.5, mb
geoau, 12/04 05:24:25, -7.553, 155.167, 33.0, 6.2, Mwp
ldeo, 12/04 05:24:25, -7.25, 155.25, 33.0, 6.1, Ms
gcmt, 12/04 05:24:25, -7.29, 155.32, 17.4, 6.1, Mw

7.6Mw, 12/04/2014 20:14:39

7.6Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-12 20:14:39
Elapsed Time: 37:07:18 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -11.315, 162.211
Magnitude: 7.6 MW (GCMT), 6.98mb,7.8Ms (GEOAU)
Depth: 29.3 km
Energy Released: 3,787,985.64TTNT
Energy Magnitude 7.78Me_hf, 7.84Me_bb (hf=High Frequency, bb= Broad Band) (GCMT)
Duration: 49 sec
Depth: 29.3 km
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 100km SSE of Kirakira, San Cristobal Island
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*previous events shown as “ghost” icons on map

GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 7.6MW 2014-04-12

Station HNR :: Honiara, Solomon Islands

(-9.44, 159.95)
iris HNR webicorder graph day 102click image for full size version, opens in new tab/window

Networks estimates of location 7.6Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 12/04 20:14:39, -11.315, 162.211, 29.3, 7.6, Mww
geofon, 12/04 20:14:40, -11.25, 162.15, 28.0, 7.5, Mw
emsc, 12/04 20:14:37, -11.26, 162.26, 10.0, 7.6, Mw
gsras, 12/04 20:14:35, -11.25, 162.29, 38.0, 7.7, Ms
geoau, 12/04 20:14:42, -7.553, 155.167, 33.0, 7.7, Mwp
ldeo, 12/04 20:14:48, -11.25, 162.25, 33.0, 7.5, Ms
gcmt, 12/04 20:14:37, -11.28, 162.19, 27.6, 7.6, Mw

7.6 Mw aftershock map – (37-53:28hrs)

aftershock summary

mag4= 21 mag5= 6 , mag6= 0 , mag7= 1
total= 29
total energy released= 3,807,134.108 TTNT
*previous events shown as “ghost” icons on map (zoom out or click view larger map)

7.4Mw, 2014/04/13 12:36:18

7.4Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-13 12:36:18
Elapsed Time: 53:28:57 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -11.451 , 162.069
Magnitude: 7.4 MW (GCMT)
Depth: 35.0 km
Energy Released: 3,787,985.64TTNT
Energy Magnitude 7.42Me_hf, 7.3Me_bb (hf=High Frequency, bb= Broad Band) (GCMT)
Duration: 52 sec
Depth: 35 km
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 111km S of Kirakira, San Cristobal Island

7.4Mw GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 7.4MW 2014-04-13

Station HNR :: Honiara, Solomon Islands

(-9.44, 159.95)
iris HNR webicorder graph day 103click image for full size version, opens in new tab/window

Networks estimates of location 7.4Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 13/04 12:36:18, -11.451, 162.0692, 35, 7.4, Mww
geofon, 13/04 12:36:18, -11.41, 161.97, 35, 7.4, Mw
emsc, 13/04 12:36:18, -11.41, 162.01, 30, 7.4, Mw
gsras, 13/04 12:36:17, -11.18, 161.86, 33, 7.4, Ms
geoau, 13/04 12:36:21, -11.28, 162.162, 33, 7.3, Mwp
ldeo, 13/04 12:36:24, -11.25, 161.25, 33, 7.3, Ms
gcmt, 13/04 12:36:26, -11.46, 161.98, 37.5, 7.4, Mw

7.4 Mw aftershock map – (53:28-198:20hrs)

summary

mag4= 30 mag5= 13 , mag6= 2 , mag7= 1
total= 47
total energy released= 2,174,556.900 TTNT
.*previous events shown as “ghost” icons on map(zoom out or click view larger
* two strong aftershocks, both 6.6Mw in this long period, one at 13/04/2014 13:25:03 (53:28:57hr mark) San Cristobal is., then the activity moved back to Bougainville with a 5.4mb at 16/04/2014 20:00:06 (132:52:45hr mark) followed by the 2nd 6.6Mw at 19/04/2014 01:04:03 (185:56:42hr mark)

Below are the two magnitude 6+ Moment Tensors with the networks estimates map and list beside each one
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6.6Mw GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 6.6MW 2014-04-13

6.6Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-13 13:25:03
Elapsed Time: 53:28:57 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -11.130 , 162.038
Magnitude: 6.6 MW (GCMT)
Depth: 35.0 km
Energy Released: 21,301.41TTNT
Energy Magnitude: not available
Duration: not available
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 75km S of Kirakira, San Cristobal Island

Networks estimates of location 6.6Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 13/04 13:25:03, -11.1298, 162.0375, 35, 6.6, Mww
geofon, 13/04 13:25:03, -11.41, 161.97, 35, 6.6, Mw
emsc, 13/04 13:25:05, -11.11, 162.1, 50, 6.6, Mw
gsras, 13/04 13:25:02, -11.06, 161.89, 33, 5.9, mb
geoau, 13/04 13:25:05, -11.256, 161.959, 33, 6.0, mb
ldeo, 13/04 13:25:04, -10.75, 162.25, 33, 6.6, Ms
gcmt, 13/04 13:25:10, -11.01, 162.16, 24.2, 6.6, Mw

6.6Mw GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 6.6MW 2014-04-19
*see IRIS seismograph 109 below for trace

6.6Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-19 01:04:03
Elapsed Time: 185:56:42 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -6.679, 155.085
Magnitude: 6.6 MW (GCMT)
Depth: 24.4 km
Energy Released: 119,786.62TTNT
Energy Magnitude: 6.32Me_bb, 6.46Me_hf
Duration: 48 sec
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 59km SW of Panguna, Bougainville

Networks estimates of location 6.6Mw

network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 19/04 01:04:03, -6.6787, 155.0854, 24.4, 6.6, Mwb
geofon, 19/04 01:04:05, -6.64, 155.04, 36, 6.6, Mw
emsc, 19/04 01:04:01, -6.64, 155.09, 10, 6.6, Mw
gsras, 19/04 01:04:03, -6.48, 154.95, 33, 6.2, mb
geoau, 19/04 01:04:03, -7.003, 155.039, 50, 6.97, Mwp
ldeo, 19/04 01:04:08, -6.5, 155.5, 33, 6.4, Ms
gcmt, 19/04 01:04:03, -6.91, 155.07, 35.1, 6.6, Mw
ptwc, 19/04 01:04:06, -6.773, 155.065, 51.8, 7.0, Mi

7.5Mw, 2014-04-19 13:27:59

7.5Mw event summary

Date-Time (UTC): 2014-04-19 13:27:59
Elapsed Time: 198:20:38 (hh:mm:ss)
Latitude, Longitude: -6.720, 154.932
Magnitude: 7.5 MW (GCMT)
Depth: 30.9 km
Energy Released: 2,681,688.47TTNT
Energy Magnitude 7.35Me_hf, 7.42Me_bb (hf=High Frequency, bb= Broad Band) (GCMT)
Duration: 53 sec
Catalog: NEIC PDE
Contributor: NEIC COMCAT
Location: 75km SW of Panguna, Bougainville

GCMT MTS

GCMT SOLOMON IS 7.5MW 2014-04-19

Station HNR :: Honiara, Solomon Islands

(-9.44, 159.95)
iris HNR webicorder graph day 109click image for full size version, opens in new tab/window

Networks estimates of location 7.5Mw

7.5Mw network map summary

Network, Date/Time UTC, Lat, Long, Mag, Type
neic, 19/04 13:27:59, -6.7203, 154.9315, 30.9, 7.5, Mww
geofon, 19/04 13:28:01, -6.61, 154.88, 29, 7.4, Mw
emsc, 19/04 13:27:59, -6.77, 154.96, 30, 7.5, Mw
gsras, 19/04 13:27:57, -6.74, 154.92, 33, 7.4, Ms, 6.8mb
geoau, 19/04 13:28:06, -7.027, 154.689, 60, 7.78, Mwp
ldeo, 19/04 13:28:00, -6.5, 155.5, 33, 7.2, Ms
gcmt, 19/04 13:28:10, -6.7, 154.75, 35.6, 7.5, Mw
ptwc, 19/04 13:28:00, -6.688, 154.981, 10.0, 7.8, Mi

7.5 Mw aftershock map – (198-222hrs)

7.5Mw aftershock map summary

mag4= 12 mag5= 13 , mag6= 1 , mag7= 1
total= 28
total energy released= 2,724,462.297 TTNT

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timeline graph 222 hours

timeline graph 222 hours
(click on image for full size version)
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Magnitude 5.6 and higher map

mag5= 7 , mag6= 5 , mag7= 4
total energy released= 9,452,169.629 TTNT