Magnitude 7.2 Off W. Cst N. Sumatra 10-Jan-12 (c0007ir5)

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Magnitude 7.2
Date-Time Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 18:37:01 UTC
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 12:37:01 AM at epicenter
Location 2.396°N, 93.175°E
Depth 29.1 km (18.1 miles)
Region OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
Distances 423 km (262 miles) SW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
537 km (333 miles) SW of Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, Indonesia
951 km (590 miles) W of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
1789 km (1111 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 16.3 km (10.1 miles); depth +/- 8.1 km (5.0 miles)
Parameters NST= 75, Nph= 75, Dmin=504.3 km, Rmss=1.49 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc0007ir5

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P-Wave travel times Phase/Tensor data Tsunami bulletin
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Location Map
c0007ir5 location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Shake Map
c0007ir5 shake

Seismic Hazard Map
c0007ir5 shazard
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Historic Seismicity 2012
c0007ir5 sh2012

Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

change tag to nameP-Wave travel times

City Distance
(degrees)
Travel Time
(min:secs)
Arrival Time
UTC
Phase
Kathmandu, Nepal 26.25 5:32.6 18:42:33.6 P
Beijing, China 42.89 7:55.7 18:44:56.7 P
Agana, Guam 52.14 9:07.5 18:46:08.5 P
Tokyo, Japan 54.30 9:23.5 18:46:24.5 P
Nairobi, Kenya 56.45 9:39.0 18:46:40.0 P
Brisbane, Australia 64.72 10:35.4 18:47:36.4 P
Moscow, Russia 69.24 11:04.2 18:48:05.2 P
Rome, Italy 81.46 12:14.4 18:49:15.4 P
Wellington, New Zealand 85.26 12:33.9 18:49:34.9 P
Bergen, Norway 86.86 12:41.8 18:49:42.8 P
London, England 90.23 12:57.7 18:49:58.7 P
Anchorage, Alaska 100.52 13:44.4 18:50:45.4 Pdiff
Honolulu, Hawaii 106.74 14:12.0 18:51:13.0 Pdiff
Palmer Station, Antarctica 112.89 14:39.3 18:51:40.3 Pdiff
Seattle, Washington 121.18 15:16.1 18:52:17.1 Pdiff
San Francisco, California 128.20 15:47.3 18:52:48.3 Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 130.33 15:56.7 18:52:57.7 Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 130.84 15:59.0 18:52:60.0 Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 131.38 16:01.4 18:53:02.4 Pdiff
Los Angeles, California 133.22 16:09.5 18:53:10.5 Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 133.25 16:09.7 18:53:10.7 Pdiff
Golden, Colorado 134.79 16:16.5 18:53:17.5 Pdiff
New York, New York 135.53 16:19.8 18:53:20.8 Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 136.52 16:24.2 18:53:25.2 Pdiff
Phoenix, Arizona 137.12 16:26.8 18:53:27.8 Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 137.94 16:30.5 18:53:31.5 Pdiff
Albuquerque, New Mexico 138.35 16:32.3 18:53:33.3 Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 138.87 16:34.6 18:53:35.6 Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 139.02 16:35.3 18:53:36.3 Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 141.82 16:47.7 18:53:48.7 Pdiff
Brownsville, Texas 150.03 19:43.3 18:56:44.3 PKPdf
San Juan, Puerto Rico 150.93 19:44.8 18:56:45.8 PKPdf
Miami, Florida 151.28 19:45.3 18:56:46.3 PKPdf
Mexico City, Mexico 155.16 19:51.1 18:56:52.1 PKPdf
Lima, Peru 166.34 20:03.9 18:57:04.9 PKPdf

Moment Tensor Solutions(Notes)

USGS Centroid Moment Solution

12/01/10 18:37:00.98

Epicenter:   2.460   93.215
MW 7.2

USGS CENTROID MOMENT TENSOR
12/01/10 18:37:26.40
Centroid:   2.600   92.749
Depth  17         No. of sta: 156
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**19 Nm
  Mrr=-0.61       Mtt=-2.86
  Mpp= 3.47       Mrt= 3.21
  Mrp=-4.14       Mtp=-6.36
 Principal axes:
  T  Val=  9.98  Plg=26  Azm= 57
  N       -3.11      63      255
  P       -6.86       7      151

Best Double Couple:Mo=8.4*10**19
 NP1:Strike=197 Dip=66 Slip=  14
 NP2:       101     77       156

USGS WPhase Moment Solution

12/ 1/10 18:37:1.00

Epicenter:   2.396   93.175
MW 7.2

USGS/WPHASE CENTROID MOMENT TENSOR
12/ 1/10 18:37: 1.00
Centroid:    2.496   92.974
Depth  19         No. of sta: 96
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**19 Nm
  Mrr= 0.26       Mtt=-2.86
  Mpp= 2.60       Mrt= 0.07
  Mrp=-1.87       Mtp=-6.29
 Principal axes:
  T  Val=  7.11  Plg=13  Azm= 57
  N     =  0.01      74      206
  P     = -7.12       7      325

Best Double Couple:Mo=7.1*10**19
 NP1:Strike=101 Dip=75 Slip= 176
 NP2:       192     86        15

Phase Data

     10 JAN 2012  ( 10)

     ot  = 18:37:01.24   +/-   3.03              OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA 
     lat =       2.396   +/-   10.6
     lon =      93.175   +/-    9.1              MAGNITUDE 7.3 (GS)       
     dep =        29.0   +/-    5.4   

     423 km (263 miles) SW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
     538 km (334 miles) SW of Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, Indonesia
     1787 km (1110 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
     3356 km (2084 miles) SSE of NEW DELHI, Delhi, India

     nph =   70 of  70    se = 1.49    FE=705                            A   

     error ellipse = (191.0,  4.0, 16.3;281.0,  0.0, 13.8; 13.0, 85.0,  8.1)

 mb = 6.7 ( 37)  ML = 6.8 ( 12)  mblg = 6.0 (  6)  md = 0.0 (  0)  MS = 0.0 (  0)

 sta  phase     arrival     res   dist azm    amp  per mag     amp  per mag  sta
 GSI  ePn     18:38:05.91  -2.0    4.5 104 L:2.5+2 2.2 6.9  g:9.2+1 .95 6.5  GSI 
 LHMI ePn     18:38:09.60  -0.6    4.7  53 L:2.0+2 1.9 6.9                   LHMI
 PSI  ePn     18:38:23.96  -0.9    5.8  87 L:3.7+1 1.6 6.5  g:8.1+0 .75 5.6  PSI 
 KULM ePn     18:38:54.30  -1.2    8.0  69 L:1.5+1 1.7 6.7  g:4.5+0 1.1 5.5  KULM
 IPM  ePn     18:38:55.85  -1.2    8.1  75 L:1.9+1 1.2 6.8  g:6.2+0 1.1 5.6  IPM 
 BKNI ePn     18:38:56.85  -0.5    8.1 105 L:1.5+2 1.0 7.7  g:5.3+1 1.2 6.6  BKNI
 MYKOMePn     18:39:31.36  -1.0   10.7  93                                   MYKO
 MNAI ePn     18:39:47.46  -1.0   11.9 125                                   MNAI
 PMBI ePn     18:39:59.81   0.2   12.7 115                                   PMBI
 PALK ePn     18:40:06.03  -2.7   13.3 292                                   PALK
 COCO ePn     18:40:30.53   0.0   14.9 166                                   COCO
 CHTO ePn     18:40:57.33  -3.1   17.3  19 b:3.6+3 1.2 6.4                   CHTO
 KSM  ePn     18:40:59.40   0.5   17.1  93 b:1.1+4 1.6 6.7                   KSM 
 CISI ePn     18:41:02.35  -2.7   17.6 124 b:5.9+3 .90 6.7                   CISI
 SBUM eP      18:41:22.11   1.0   19.0  89 b:2.8+3 1.2 6.4                   SBUM
 SMRI eP      18:41:28.45   0.8   19.6 119 b:1.1+4 1.2 7.0                   SMRI
 DGAR eP      18:42:02.67   0.2   22.9 245 b:1.6+4 1.5 7.3                   DGAR
 JAGI eP      18:42:07.00  -2.5   23.5 118 b:3.3+3 1.4 6.7                   JAGI
 KKM  eP      18:42:07.41   0.6   23.3  80 b:5.4+3 1.2 6.9                   KKM 
 MYLDMeP      18:42:27.36   0.7   25.4  83 b:6.8+3 1.2 7.1                   MYLD
 LUWI eP      18:43:06.00   0.2   29.8  96 b:2.5+3 1.1 6.9                   LUWI
 MMRI eP      18:43:12.85  -3.5   31.0 111 b:2.0+3 1.3 6.8                   MMRI
 SOEI eP      18:43:33.40  -2.9   33.2 112 b:1.7+3 1.0 6.9                   SOEI
 TWG  eP      18:43:42.85   1.6   33.8  51 b:1.4+4 1.7 7.6                   TWG 
 TPUB eP      18:43:44.10   3.5   33.8  50 b:2.3+3 1.8 6.8                   TPUB
 TNTI eP      18:43:44.90   0.2   34.2  92 b:5.4+2 1.0 6.4                   TNTI
 SSLB eP      18:43:46.75   1.7   34.3  49 b:1.8+3 1.5 6.8                   SSLB
 YULB eP      18:43:47.50   2.1   34.3  50 b:1.3+3 1.4 6.7                   YULB
 MBWA eP      18:43:51.97   0.7   35.0 133 b:1.0+3 .95 6.7                   MBWA
 NACB eP      18:43:53.10   2.0   35.0  49 b:1.5+3 1.3 6.8                   NACB
 YHNB eP      18:43:55.50   3.4   35.1  48 b:4.1+3 1.6 7.1                   YHNB
 MSEY eP      18:44:21.74   1.9   38.3 259 b:1.4+3 1.3 6.6                   MSEY
 KBL  eP      18:44:25.77  -0.5   39.1 328 b:6.4+2 1.1 6.3                   KBL 
 FAKI eP      18:44:27.15  -1.9   39.4  98 b:7.2+2 .90 6.4                   FAKI
 MTN  eP      18:44:33.97  -4.9   40.6 113 b:5.8+2 1.3 6.2                   MTN 
 JOW  eP      18:44:46.99   1.0   41.5  51 b:5.2+2 .80 6.3                   JOW 
 MRIV eP      18:44:48.70   1.5   41.6 236                                   MRIV
 NWAO eP      18:44:49.72   0.8   41.9 149 b:7.2+2 1.1 6.3                   NWAO
 UOSS eP      18:44:52.64   1.7   42.1 306 b:2.2+3 2.0 6.5                   UOSS
 AAK  eP      18:45:01.99   0.4   43.4 340 b:1.3+3 1.2 6.6                   AAK 
 RER  eP      18:45:03.58   1.2   43.5 236 b:1.3+3 1.0 6.6                   RER 
 MK01 eP      18:45:14.80  -0.9   45.2 350                                   MK01
 MKAR eP      18:45:15.10  -0.8   45.2 350                                   MKAR
 MK31 eP      18:45:15.10  -0.8   45.2 350                                   MK31
 MAKZ eP      18:45:16.44   0.0   45.3 349 b:8.6+2 .95 6.7                   MAKZ
 WB2  eP      18:45:21.90  -1.3   46.1 121                                   WB2 
      eP      18:45:22.57  -0.6 
 INCN eP      18:45:27.01   1.0   46.5  37 b:2.0+3 1.6 6.8                   INCN
 SONA1eP      18:45:27.51  -0.1   46.7  12                                   SONA
 ULN  eP      18:45:27.53  -1.3   46.9  13 b:2.8+2 .90 6.3                   ULN 
 JNU  eP      18:45:27.94   0.3   46.7  45                                   JNU 
 FORT eP      18:45:29.74   1.1   46.8 138 b:1.8+4 1.4 7.9                   FORT
 AS01 eP      18:45:31.89  -1.3   47.4 126                                   AS01
 AS31 eP      18:45:32.70  -0.2   47.3 126                                   AS31
 KURK eP      18:45:50.24  -0.3   49.7 348                                   KURK
 DAMY eP      18:45:52.70   1.8   49.6 287                                   DAMY
 TLY  eP      18:45:53.18   1.1   49.9   9                                   TLY 
 ABPO eP      18:45:54.13   1.2   49.9 243                                   ABPO
 RAYN eP      18:45:58.30   0.0   50.6 299                                   RAYN
 ATD  eP      18:45:59.74   0.9   50.7 283                                   ATD 
 COEN eP      18:46:08.56  -1.1   52.1 110                                   COEN
 INU  eP      18:46:09.71   0.1   52.2  46                                   INU 
 CBIJ eP      18:46:14.28  -0.8   52.9  58                                   CBIJ
 BBOO eP      18:46:19.67   0.0   53.5 135                                   BBOO
 BRVK eP      18:46:20.46  -1.7   53.9 343                                   BRVK
 MAJO eP      18:46:20.53   0.5   53.6  45                                   MAJO
 MJB9 eP      18:46:20.57   0.5   53.6  45                                   MJB9
 MANU eP      18:46:25.47  -0.4   54.4  94                                   MANU
 PMG  eP      18:46:30.58  -0.3   55.0 103                                   PMG 
 FURI eP      18:46:31.51   3.7   54.6 279                                   FURI

 Generated 2012 JAN 10 at 18:52 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver 

Tsunami Information

000
WEIO23 PHEB 101845
TIBIOX

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 1845Z 10 JAN 2012

THIS BULLETIN IS FOR ALL AREAS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN.

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY.

THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY
NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE
DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND
ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME - 1837Z 10 JAN 2012
COORDINATES - 2.3 NORTH 93.1 EAST
LOCATION - OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
MAGNITUDE - 7.3

EVALUATION

A DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT DOES NOT EXIST BASED ON
HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA.

HOWEVER - THERE IS A VERY SMALL POSSIBILITY OF A LOCAL TSUNAMI
THAT COULD AFFECT COASTS LOCATED USUALLY NO MORE THAN A HUNDRED
KILOMETERS FROM THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES IN THE
REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE MADE AWARE OF THIS
POSSIBILITY.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
BECOMES AVAILABLE.

THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
FOR THIS EVENT. IN THE CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION...THE
MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY.
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