Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times

Magnitude 4.6 BANDA SEA
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 16:07:11 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 24.44 5:04.016:12:15.0P
Brisbane, Australia 30.24 5:55.816:13:06.8P
Tokyo, Japan 42.73 7:41.416:14:52.4P
Beijing, China 47.72 8:20.616:15:31.6P
Wellington, New Zealand 52.77 8:58.616:16:09.6P
Kathmandu, Nepal 54.93 9:14.316:16:25.3P
Honolulu, Hawaii 75.7311:28.216:18:39.2P
Anchorage, Alaska 90.6812:44.616:19:55.6P
Nairobi, Kenya 93.1512:56.016:20:07.0P
Moscow, Russia 96.5613:11.516:20:22.5P
Palmer Station, Antarctica 105.3913:50.716:21:01.7Pdiff
Seattle, Washington 106.4313:55.316:21:06.3Pdiff
San Francisco, California 107.6314:00.716:21:11.7Pdiff
Los Angeles, California 111.4114:17.416:21:28.4Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 112.1414:20.716:21:31.7Pdiff
Rome, Italy 114.6614:31.816:21:42.8Pdiff
Phoenix, Arizona 116.5814:40.416:21:51.4Pdiff
London, England 119.1714:51.916:22:02.9Pdiff
Golden, Colorado 120.3714:57.216:22:08.2Pdiff
Albuquerque, New Mexico 120.6214:58.316:22:09.3Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 125.8015:21.316:22:32.3Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 126.8215:25.816:22:36.8Pdiff
Mexico City, Mexico 130.3815:41.616:22:52.6Pdiff
Brownsville, Texas 130.6015:42.616:22:53.6Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 131.3615:46.016:22:57.0Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 135.0616:02.416:23:13.4Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 136.2416:07.616:23:18.6Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 138.2816:16.716:23:27.7Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 139.3416:21.416:23:32.4Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 139.5116:22.216:23:33.2Pdiff
New York, New York 139.5216:22.216:23:33.2Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 139.5416:22.316:23:33.3Pdiff
Miami, Florida 145.1919:17.816:26:28.8PKPbc
Lima, Peru 147.3519:22.816:26:33.8PKPdf
San Juan, Puerto Rico 160.0619:41.516:26:52.5PKPdf

Travel Time Information and Calculator

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