Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times

Magnitude 4.4 BANDA SEA
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 15:35:52 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
Agana, Guam 24.71 5:04.915:40:55.9P
Brisbane, Australia 30.31 5:54.715:41:45.7P
Tokyo, Japan 42.93 7:41.215:43:32.2P
Beijing, China 47.80 8:19.415:44:10.4P
Wellington, New Zealand 52.83 8:57.215:44:48.2P
Kathmandu, Nepal 54.83 9:11.715:45:02.7P
Honolulu, Hawaii 76.0311:27.815:47:18.8P
Anchorage, Alaska 90.9412:43.715:48:34.7P
Nairobi, Kenya 92.8812:52.715:48:43.7P
Moscow, Russia 96.5413:09.315:49:00.3P
Palmer Station, Antarctica 105.2713:48.115:49:39.1Pdiff
Seattle, Washington 106.7213:54.515:49:45.5Pdiff
San Francisco, California 107.9313:59.915:49:50.9Pdiff
Los Angeles, California 111.7114:16.615:50:07.6Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 112.1614:18.715:50:09.7Pdiff
Rome, Italy 114.5714:29.415:50:20.4Pdiff
Phoenix, Arizona 116.8814:39.615:50:30.6Pdiff
London, England 119.1614:49.715:50:40.7Pdiff
Golden, Colorado 120.6614:56.415:50:47.4Pdiff
Albuquerque, New Mexico 120.9214:57.515:50:48.5Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 126.0715:20.415:51:11.4Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 127.1115:25.015:51:16.0Pdiff
Mexico City, Mexico 130.6715:40.815:51:31.8Pdiff
Brownsville, Texas 130.9015:41.815:51:32.8Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 131.6515:45.215:51:36.2Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 135.3016:01.415:51:52.4Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 136.5216:06.815:51:57.8Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 138.5116:15.615:52:06.6Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 139.6016:20.515:52:11.5Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 139.7616:21.115:52:12.1Pdiff
New York, New York 139.7816:21.215:52:12.2Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 139.8016:21.315:52:12.3Pdiff
Miami, Florida 145.4819:16.515:55:07.5PKPbc
Lima, Peru 147.4819:20.815:55:11.8PKPdf
San Juan, Puerto Rico 160.3619:39.615:55:30.6PKPdf

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