Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times

Magnitude 4.3 SERAM, INDONESIA
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 22:25:03 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
Agana, Guam 22.71 5:01.8 8:56:33.8P
Brisbane, Australia 33.24 6:37.2 8:58:09.2P
Tokyo, Japan 39.93 7:34.2 8:59:06.2P
Beijing, China 44.46 8:11.1 8:59:43.1P
Kathmandu, Nepal 52.16 9:10.5 9:00:42.5P
Wellington, New Zealand 55.79 9:37.1 9:01:09.1P
Honolulu, Hawaii 75.4611:44.3 9:03:16.3P
Anchorage, Alaska 88.4612:52.4 9:04:24.4P
Nairobi, Kenya 92.1913:09.8 9:04:41.8P
Moscow, Russia 93.4213:15.5 9:04:47.5P
Seattle, Washington 104.8114:06.4 9:05:38.4Pdiff
San Francisco, California 106.5414:14.1 9:05:46.1Pdiff
Palmer Station, Antarctica 108.5714:23.1 9:05:55.1Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 108.9014:24.6 9:05:56.6Pdiff
Los Angeles, California 110.5114:31.7 9:06:03.7Pdiff
Rome, Italy 111.7714:37.3 9:06:09.3Pdiff
Phoenix, Arizona 115.6614:54.6 9:06:26.6Pdiff
London, England 116.0114:56.1 9:06:28.1Pdiff
Golden, Colorado 118.9915:09.4 9:06:41.4Pdiff
Albuquerque, New Mexico 119.5315:11.8 9:06:43.8Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 123.8115:30.8 9:07:02.8Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 125.4015:37.8 9:07:09.8Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 129.7215:57.0 9:07:29.0Pdiff
Brownsville, Texas 129.9515:58.0 9:07:30.0Pdiff
Mexico City, Mexico 130.2215:59.2 9:07:31.2Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 132.6716:10.1 9:07:42.1Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 134.5916:18.6 9:07:50.6Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 135.7016:23.5 9:07:55.5Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 137.0816:29.7 9:08:01.7Pdiff
New York, New York 137.2416:30.4 9:08:02.4Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 137.2516:30.4 9:08:02.4Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 137.3416:30.8 9:08:02.8Pdiff
Miami, Florida 144.0317:00.5 9:08:32.5Pdiff
Lima, Peru 149.8919:46.2 9:11:18.2PKPdf
San Juan, Puerto Rico 158.7219:59.0 9:11:31.0PKPdf

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