Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times

Magnitude 5.3 FIJI REGION
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 03:28:37 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
Travel Time
Arrival Time
Wellington, New Zealand 26.92 5:35.4 3:05:18.4P
Brisbane, Australia 30.79 6:09.8 3:05:52.8P
Honolulu, Hawaii 40.77 7:35.1 3:07:18.1P
Agana, Guam 47.87 8:31.7 3:08:14.7P
Tokyo, Japan 65.5110:37.0 3:10:20.0P
San Francisco, California 73.2411:24.7 3:11:07.7P
Los Angeles, California 74.0311:29.3 3:11:12.3P
Phoenix, Arizona 78.2211:53.1 3:11:36.1P
Anchorage, Alaska 79.2011:58.5 3:11:41.5P
Seattle, Washington 79.2511:58.8 3:11:41.8P
Albuquerque, New Mexico 82.9812:18.6 3:12:01.6P
Beijing, China 83.0712:19.0 3:12:02.0P
Mexico City, Mexico 83.5012:21.2 3:12:04.2P
Palmer Station, Antarctica 84.0712:24.1 3:12:07.1P
Golden, Colorado 85.9112:33.4 3:12:16.4P
Brownsville, Texas 87.0212:38.8 3:12:21.8P
Wichita, Kansas 90.9412:57.2 3:12:40.2P
Lima, Peru 95.7213:19.1 3:13:02.1P
St. Louis, Missouri 96.5413:22.8 3:13:05.8P
Duluth, Minnesota 97.1913:25.7 3:13:08.7P
Knoxville, Tennessee 99.8813:37.7 3:13:20.7Pdiff
Miami, Florida 102.0713:47.4 3:13:30.4Pdiff
Kathmandu, Nepal 104.1213:56.5 3:13:39.5Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 106.7414:08.1 3:13:51.1Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 108.2814:14.9 3:13:57.9Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 108.2814:15.0 3:13:58.0Pdiff
New York, New York 109.2214:19.2 3:14:02.2Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 111.4914:29.2 3:14:12.2Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 113.1814:36.7 3:14:19.7Pdiff
San Juan, Puerto Rico 113.6514:38.8 3:14:21.8Pdiff
Moscow, Russia 131.9516:00.0 3:15:43.0Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 135.0316:13.7 3:15:56.7Pdiff
Nairobi, Kenya 143.1616:49.8 3:16:32.8Pdiff
London, England 143.8316:52.8 3:16:35.8Pdiff
Rome, Italy 152.4619:43.1 3:19:26.1PKPdf

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