Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times

Magnitude 2.9 COLORADO
Saturday, February 09, 2013 at 10:03:30 UTC

Theoretical P-wave Travel Times

Theoretical P-wave Travel Times

These maps show 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
Travel Time
Arrival Time
Albuquerque, New Mexico 2.46 0:40.7 9:58:42.7Pn
Golden, Colorado 2.71 0:44.2 9:58:46.2Pn
Wichita, Kansas 6.00 1:29.3 9:59:31.4Pn
Phoenix, Arizona 6.94 1:42.4 9:59:44.4Pn
Los Angeles, California 11.34 2:42.710:00:44.7Pn
St. Louis, Missouri 11.63 2:46.510:00:48.5Pn
Brownsville, Texas 12.74 3:01.810:01:03.8Pn
Duluth, Minnesota 13.50 3:12.110:01:14.1Pn
San Francisco, California 14.02 3:19.310:01:21.2Pn
Knoxville, Tennessee 15.84 3:43.710:01:45.7Pn
Seattle, Washington 16.77 3:55.510:01:57.5Pn
Mexico City, Mexico 18.25 4:14.010:02:16.0Pn
Washington, D.C. 21.94 4:54.410:02:56.4P
Ottawa, Canada 23.33 5:09.110:03:11.1P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 23.33 5:09.210:03:11.2P
Miami, Florida 23.77 5:13.510:03:15.5P
New York, New York 24.20 5:17.310:03:19.3P
Boston, Massachusetts 26.38 5:37.110:03:39.1P
Bangor, Maine 28.14 5:52.910:03:54.9P
Anchorage, Alaska 37.03 7:10.610:05:12.6P
San Juan, Puerto Rico 38.57 7:23.610:05:25.6P
Honolulu, Hawaii 48.28 8:41.910:06:43.9P
Lima, Peru 55.42 9:35.210:07:37.2P
Bergen, Norway 67.4310:56.610:08:58.6P
London, England 70.0211:12.710:09:14.7P
Moscow, Russia 82.2012:22.110:10:24.1P
Rome, Italy 82.8312:25.410:10:27.4P
Tokyo, Japan 86.0812:41.810:10:43.8P
Beijing, China 94.5513:21.510:11:23.5P
Agana, Guam 97.6513:35.510:11:37.5P
Wellington, New Zealand 107.0814:17.410:12:19.4Pdiff
Palmer Station, Antarctica 108.9114:25.510:12:27.5Pdiff
Kathmandu, Nepal 114.9014:52.110:12:54.1Pdiff
Brisbane, Australia 115.1914:53.310:12:55.3Pdiff
Nairobi, Kenya 129.8415:58.410:14:00.4Pdiff

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