Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times

Magnitude 5.2 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 02:58:20 UTC

Theoretical P-wave Travel Times

This map shows the predicted (theoretical) travel times, in minutes, of the compressional (P) wave from the earthquake location to points around the globe. The travel times are computed using the spherically-symmetric IASP91 reference earth velocity model. The heavy black lines shown are the approximate distances to the P-wave shadow zone (103 to 140 degrees).

Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times
City Distance
(degrees)
Travel Time
(min:secs)
Arrival Time
UTC
Phase
Brisbane, Australia 19.86 4:28.0 2:22:42.0P
Wellington, New Zealand 30.77 6:12.1 2:24:26.1P
Agana, Guam 32.28 6:25.4 2:24:39.3P
Honolulu, Hawaii 48.48 8:39.1 2:26:53.1P
Tokyo, Japan 52.87 9:12.2 2:27:26.2P
Beijing, China 68.4910:58.7 2:29:12.7P
Anchorage, Alaska 80.4712:08.3 2:30:22.3P
San Francisco, California 83.1112:22.2 2:30:36.2P
Los Angeles, California 85.1412:32.5 2:30:46.5P
Seattle, Washington 86.7012:40.2 2:30:54.2P
Kathmandu, Nepal 86.8312:40.9 2:30:54.9P
Phoenix, Arizona 89.9312:55.5 2:31:09.5P
Palmer Station, Antarctica 93.3713:11.4 2:31:25.4P
Albuquerque, New Mexico 94.6813:17.4 2:31:31.4P
Golden, Colorado 96.6113:26.2 2:31:40.2P
Mexico City, Mexico 98.6013:35.0 2:31:49.0Pdiff
Brownsville, Texas 101.0513:46.0 2:31:60.0Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 102.4713:52.2 2:32:06.2Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 106.6314:10.7 2:32:24.7Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 108.0814:17.2 2:32:31.2Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 112.1714:35.3 2:32:49.3Pdiff
Lima, Peru 113.5314:41.3 2:32:55.3Pdiff
Miami, Florida 116.6114:55.0 2:33:09.0Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 118.1315:01.8 2:33:15.8Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 118.3615:02.8 2:33:16.8Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 119.6215:08.4 2:33:22.4Pdiff
Moscow, Russia 120.2315:11.1 2:33:25.1Pdiff
New York, New York 120.3515:11.6 2:33:25.6Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 122.1215:19.5 2:33:33.5Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 123.0415:23.6 2:33:37.6Pdiff
Nairobi, Kenya 127.5515:43.5 2:33:57.5Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 129.0415:50.2 2:34:04.2Pdiff
San Juan, Puerto Rico 129.6715:53.0 2:34:07.0Pdiff
London, England 138.4416:31.9 2:34:45.9Pdiff
Rome, Italy 141.6616:46.2 2:35:00.2Pdiff

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