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Magnitude 6.5 SAMAR, PHILIPPINES

2003 November 18 17:14:22 UTC

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

Phase Data

Explanation of Parameters


     18 NOV 2003  (322)

     ot  = 17:14:23.46   +/-   0.28              SAMAR, PHILIPPINES
     lat =      12.263   +/-    7.4
     lon =     125.466   +/-    8.3              MAGNITUDE 6.6 (GS)
     dep =        33.0  (normal depth)

     95 km (60 miles) ENE of Calbayog, Samar, Philippines (pop 147,000)
     120 km (75 miles) NNE of Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines (pop 178,000)
     140 km (85 miles) NNW of Guiuan, Samar, Philippines (pop N/A)
     550 km (345 miles) ESE of MANILA, Philippines

     nph =  114 of 308    se = 1.10    FE=251                            A

     error ellipse = ( 66.3,  0.0, 11.0;156.3,  0.0,  9.4;  0.0,  0.0,  0.0)

 mb = 6.1 ( 49)  ML = 0.0 (  0)  mblg = 4.9 (  4)  md = 0.0 (  0)  MS = 6.2 ( 11)

 sta  phase     arrival     res   dist azm    amp  per mag     amp  per mag  sta
 TATO ePd     17:17:32.99   1.9   13.2 344 g:7.7-1 .95 5.1  b:5.9+2 .85 6.6X TATO
      LR      17:20:44.13
 GUMO eP      17:18:44.84   0.2   19.0  84 g:3.9+0 1.3 5.9  b:3.4+3 1.5 6.3  GUMO
      LR      17:23:25.23
 INCN ePc     17:19:47.52   0.5   25.1   2 g:1.3-1 .90 4.8  b:1.0+2 .85 5.5  INCN
      LR      17:26:25.59                  S:8.4+1 22. 6.2
 MAJO ePc     17:20:00.42  -1.7   26.8  23 g:6.5-2 .90 4.5  b:4.8+1 .85 5.2  MAJO
      LR      17:27:12.07                  S:7.9+1 20. 6.3
 WRAB eP      17:20:54.36  -4.9X  33.2 165 b:2.9+2 .70 6.3                   WRAB
      LR      17:30:01.04                  S:2.6+1 20. 5.9
 MBWA eP      17:20:58.60  -5.1X  33.7 190 b:7.6+1 .80 5.7                   MBWA
      LR      17:30:14.75
 YSS  eP      17:21:36.09   0.0   37.5  20 b:1.0+2 .80 5.7                   YSS
      LR      17:32:19.05                  S:3.6+1 22. 6.1
 ULN  eP      17:21:46.83   0.7   38.7 340 b:1.1+2 .75 5.7                   ULN
      LR      17:32:50.85                  S:3.5+1 19. 6.2
 QIZ  LR      17:22:12.60         16.5 296                                   QIZ
 NWAO eP      17:22:37.93  -4.6X  45.6 190 b:1.7+2 .90 6.0                   NWAO
      LR      17:35:54.89                  S:1.1+1 21. 5.8
 PET  eP      17:23:05.47   0.4   48.5  26 b:2.3+2 .75 6.3                   PET
      LR      17:37:32.54                  S:3.1+1 21. 6.3
 YAK  eP      17:23:14.24  -0.4   49.8   3 b:8.0+2 .95 6.7                   YAK
      LR      17:38:08.30                  S:2.2+1 20. 6.2
 MA2  eP      17:23:22.42  -0.4   50.8  16 b:5.6+1 1.1 5.4                   MA2
      LR      17:38:38.87                  S:1.2+1 22. 5.9
 TAU  eP      17:24:15.92  -2.5   58.4 161 b:1.6+2 1.0 6.0                   TAU
      LR      17:42:01.86                  S:3.0+1 21. 6.4
 TIXI eP      17:24:23.48  -1.1   59.4   1 b:1.2+2 .85 6.1                   TIXI
      LR      17:42:42.11
 CHKZ eP      17:24:25.95  -1.1   59.7 326                                   CHKZ
 BRVK ePc     17:24:26.27  -0.5   59.7 325                                   BRVK
      LR      17:42:47.32
 ZRNK eP      17:24:30.41  -1.1   60.3 325                                   ZRNK
 ADK  eP      17:24:34.23  -0.2   60.8  37 b:2.2+2 .90 6.3                   ADK
      LR      17:43:21.96
 BILL eP      17:24:39.83  -0.8   61.7  16 b:3.4+2 1.5 6.3                   BILL
      LR      17:43:48.80
 NIKO qP      17:25:06.11  -0.7   65.7  37                                   NIKO
 ARU  eP      17:25:14.14  -1.8   67.1 326 b:4.5+2 .70 6.7                   ARU
      LR      17:46:20.68
 UNV  eP      17:25:15.46  -1.3   67.3  37 b:5.7+2 .80 6.7                   UNV
      LR      17:46:26.25
 TNA          17:25:23.28  -6.0X  69.3  24                                   TNA
      LR      17:47:25.21
 SNZO eP      17:25:31.11  -2.7   70.0 143 b:3.1+2 .75 6.4                   SNZO
      LR      17:47:33.19
 SDN  eP      17:25:38.87  -0.4   70.9  36 b:6.4+2 1.3 6.5                   SDN
 GNI  eP      17:26:03.88  -0.8   75.2 309 b:1.2+2 .80 5.9                   GNI
      LR      17:50:07.06
 IMA  eP      17:26:04.58   0.3   75.2  25 b:5.3+2 .75 6.6                   IMA
 KDAK eP      17:26:05.01  -0.6   75.4  33 b:4.2+2 1.1 6.3                   KDAK
      LR      17:50:19.59
 KDC  eP      17:26:05.41  -0.5   75.5  33 b:2.0+2 .75 6.2                   KDC
 POHA eP      17:26:09.03   0.7   75.7  73 b:2.2+2 1.0 6.1                   POHA
      LR      17:50:25.03
 PMR  eP      17:26:14.14  -1.0   77.1  29 b:1.7+2 1.0 6.0                   PMR
      LR      17:51:08.02
 MCK  eP      17:26:14.34  -1.0   77.2  27 b:9.3+1 .80 5.9                   MCK
      LR      17:51:08.80
 SML  eP      17:26:16.34  -0.9   77.5  29                                   SML
 COLA eP      17:26:16.97  -0.6   77.6  26 b:1.0+2 .90 5.8                   COLA
      LR      17:51:21.19
 THY  eP      17:26:23.20   0.0   78.6  27                                   THY
 DIV  eP      17:26:24.32   0.0   78.8  30 b:1.3+3 1.2 6.8                   DIV
      LR      17:51:54.85
 EYAK eP      17:26:24.52   0.0   78.8  30                                   EYAK
 OBN  eP      17:26:27.12  -0.6   79.4 324 b:3.0+2 .95 6.3                   OBN
      LR      17:52:10.26
 DAWY eP      17:26:38.41   0.6   81.3  26                                   DAWY
 KBS  eP      17:26:43.25  -0.1   82.4 350 b:3.1+2 .80 6.4                   KBS
      LR      17:53:38.93
 INK  eP      17:26:44.94  -0.1   82.7  22 b:3.0+2 1.1 6.3                   INK
 EIL  eP      17:26:54.09  -0.6   84.5 299 b:1.2+3 2.0 6.7                   EIL
 SIT  eP      17:26:56.02   0.6   84.8  33 b:4.5+2 1.3 6.5                   SIT
      LR      17:54:45.62
 CSS  P       17:26:56.03  -0.2   84.8 305                                   CSS
 RGN          17:27:02.18 -30.1X  92.5 327                                   RGN
 DLBC eP      17:27:06.86  -0.3   87.1  31                                   DLBC
 SUW  P       17:27:07.94   0.0   87.3 325                                   SUW
 GVD  P       17:27:12.24 -19.3X  92.2 306                                   GVD
 RES  eP      17:27:18.53  -0.6   89.7  10 b:1.0+2 .88 6.1                   RES
 PSZ  eP      17:27:26.17  -0.4   91.2 320 b:7.6+1 1.0 6.0                   PSZ
 MORC eP      17:27:29.39  -0.8   92.0 322 b:1.8+2 1.7 6.2                   MORC
 YKW3 eP      17:27:30.21  -0.8   92.2  24                                   YKW3
 SBA  eP      17:27:31.96  -1.8   92.9 172 b:1.5+2 1.4 6.2                   SBA
      LR      17:58:23.75
 RUE  eP      17:27:35.36   0.2   93.1 325                                   RUE
 RPW  eP      17:27:46.72  -0.1   95.6  38                                   RPW
 SSOR qP      17:27:49.92  -1.2   96.5  42                                   SSOR
 NLW  eP      17:27:50.80  -0.1   96.4  38                                   NLW
 STU  eP      17:27:53.33  -1.5   97.3 323                                   STU
 HAWA eP      17:27:57.21   0.9   97.7  39 b:6.7+1 1.4 6.0                   HAWA
      LR      18:00:53.63
 NEW  eP      17:27:58.92   0.0   98.3  37 b:2.5+1 1.1 5.7                   NEW
      LR      18:01:10.39
 WLF  eP      17:28:01.24   0.6   98.7 325 b:1.1+2 .95 6.4                   WLF
 MOD  eP      17:28:02.30  -1.0   99.2  44 b:3.6+1 1.2 5.8                   MOD
      LR      18:01:35.41
 OHCM eP      17:28:03.34  -0.9   99.4  46                                   OHCM
 LSZ  eP      17:28:04.77  -3.1X 100.1 257 b:8.3+0 .70 5.4                   LSZ
      LR      18:01:50.88
 WALA ePdif   17:28:05.30  -0.3   99.7  35 b:2.9+1 1.1 5.7                   WALA
 BEKR ePdif   17:28:06.65  -0.5X 100.0  46 b:2.3+1 1.1 5.6                   BEKR
 ESK  ePdif   17:28:07.06  -0.1X 100.1 333 b:1.1+2 1.3 6.2                   ESK
      LR      18:02:02.11
 WVOR ePdif   17:28:07.37   0.2X 100.0  43 b:2.2+1 1.0 5.6                   WVOR
      LR      18:02:00.52
 BJT  LR      17:28:10.32         28.8 345                                   BJT
 CHMT ePdif   17:28:12.46   0.0X 101.2  37                                   CHMT
 SPA  P       17:28:14.33  -1.9X 102.2 180 b:4.0+1 1.6 5.8                   SPA
      LR      18:02:47.95
 HRY  qPdif   17:28:16.91   0.4X 102.1  36                                   HRY
 LCCM ePdif   17:28:18.11  -0.4X 102.6  37                                   LCCM
 MTUM ePdif   17:28:18.36   0.7X 102.3  47                                   MTUM
 ELK  ePdif   17:28:20.89   0.0X 103.1  43 b:1.5+1 1.2 5.6                   ELK
      LR      18:03:27.23
 QLMT ePdif   17:28:21.84  -0.4X 103.4  38                                   QLMT
 YMR  ePdif   17:28:24.76   0.9X 103.8  38                                   YMR
      LR      18:03:47.00
 DUG  ePdif   17:28:28.65  -0.5X 104.9  42 b:1.0+1 .95 5.7                   DUG
      e       17:32:47.69
      LR      18:04:20.82
 DAU  ePdif   17:28:32.25  -1.2X 105.9  42                                   DAU
 MSU  ePdif   17:28:34.27  -0.8X 106.2  44                                   MSU
      e       17:32:48.95
 RW3  ePdif   17:28:48.18  -0.8X 109.3  42                                   RW3
 SNAA P       17:29:04.16  -0.3X 113.1 196                                   SNAA
 ALLY qPdif   17:29:42.36   0.2X 121.4  22                                   ALLY
 MDJ  LR      17:29:53.78         32.4   6                                   MDJ
 LSA  LR      17:31:37.38         36.3 304                                   LSA
 COCO LR      17:32:01.33         37.4 231 S:3.5+1 22. 6.1                   COCO
 HIA  LR      17:32:09.10         37.2 354                                   HIA
 HWUT P       17:32:26.26 -18.1X 105.0  41                                   HWUT
      e       17:32:45.19
      e       17:32:48.56
      LR      18:04:23.12
 CPRX P       17:32:35.89 -27.4X 114.9  45                                   CPRX
      e       17:33:05.75
 CTU          17:32:36.66  -8.4X 105.4  42                                   CTU
 GDL2 P       17:32:39.71 -23.8X 115.0  46                                   GDL2
      e       17:33:04.77
 NLU  P       17:32:47.33   1.9  105.6  42                                   NLU
 PFO  P       17:32:48.50   3.0X 105.5  50                                   PFO
      LR      18:04:36.75
 RSSD P       17:32:49.09  -1.0  108.1  35                                   RSSD
      LR      18:05:51.11
 MVU  P       17:32:49.49   2.7X 106.2  44                                   MVU
      LR      18:04:56.72
 GLA  P       17:32:50.03   1.9  107.0  50                                   GLA
      LR      18:05:18.58
 LPM  P       17:32:51.03  -7.2X 112.2  45                                   LPM
 SLM          17:32:51.23 -20.2X 119.4  32                                   SLM
 MET          17:32:51.24 -25.6X 122.2  34                                   MET
 WUAZ P       17:32:52.67   2.0  108.3  46                                   WUAZ
      LR      18:05:56.28
 TUC  P       17:32:55.39   0.9  110.3  49                                   TUC
      LR      18:06:54.07
 LDFC P       17:32:55.93   9.9X 105.8  48                                   LDFC
      LR      18:04:46.10
 ISCO P       17:32:56.88   3.3X 109.8  40                                   ISCO
      LR      18:06:38.88
 SDCO P       17:32:57.21   1.2  111.1  41                                   SDCO
      LR      18:07:15.04
 MTE  P       17:32:57.58   0.4  111.9 323                                   MTE
 LTX  P       17:32:57.92  -9.6X 117.1  48                                   LTX
      LR      18:10:06.96
 ANMO P       17:32:58.51   0.8  112.0  44                                   ANMO
      LR      18:07:42.04
 LAZ  P       17:32:59.48   2.0  111.8  45                                   LAZ
 BNM  P       17:32:59.85   1.4  112.3  45                                   BNM
 LENM P       17:33:00.01   2.1  112.1  45                                   LENM
 EMMW P       17:33:00.82 -15.6X 122.1  11                                   EMMW
      e       17:33:17.32
      LR      18:12:30.35
 JFWS P       17:33:03.90  -1.2  116.1  29                                   JFWS
      LR      18:09:39.13
 WMOK P       17:33:05.66  -1.8  117.2  40                                   WMOK
      LR      18:10:09.89
 CCM  P       17:33:10.08  -1.2  119.3  33                                   CCM
      LR      18:11:09.74
 JCT  P       17:33:10.60  -0.8  119.2  45                                   JCT
      LR      18:11:06.05
 ELN  P       17:33:12.13 -10.1X 124.9  26                                   ELN
      e       17:33:21.83
 CPCT e       17:33:13.16  -8.6X 124.7  30                                   CPCT
 LRAL P       17:33:13.20  -9.8X 125.3  34                                   LRAL
      LR      18:14:02.24
 PWV  e       17:33:13.28  -8.6X 124.7  26                                   PWV
      P       17:33:14.40
 FWV  P       17:33:13.49  -8.1X 124.6  25                                   FWV
 MSNY P       17:33:13.67   1.1  120.1  17                                   MSNY
 BLO  P       17:33:13.74  -0.3  120.8  29                                   BLO
 SIUC P       17:33:13.86   0.1  120.6  32                                   SIUC
 LOZ  P       17:33:14.25   0.8  120.5  17                                   LOZ
 ACSO P       17:33:14.31  -1.1  121.5  25                                   ACSO
      LR      18:12:12.71
 NCB  P       17:33:14.34  -0.5  121.2  17                                   NCB
      LR      18:12:05.69
 MIV  P       17:33:14.62  -0.4  121.3  16                                   MIV
 SWET e       17:33:14.96  -5.9X 124.2  31                                   SWET
 WCI  e       17:33:14.99  -0.8  121.6  29                                   WCI
      LR      18:12:17.04
 HNH  P       17:33:15.66  -0.6  122.0  15                                   HNH
      LR      18:12:27.45
 USIN P       17:33:15.82   0.9  121.2  30                                   USIN
 UALR P       17:33:15.86   1.1  121.1  36                                   UALR
 BINY P       17:33:15.90  -1.1  122.3  19                                   BINY
      LR      18:12:36.98
 LBNH P       17:33:16.89   1.4  121.6  15                                   LBNH
      LR      18:12:15.72
 HKT  P       17:33:16.98   0.0  122.2  43                                   HKT
      LR      18:12:31.90
 PLAL e       17:33:17.07  -1.9  123.3  33                                   PLAL
      LR      18:13:03.46
 GLAT P       17:33:17.17   1.3  121.6  33                                   GLAT
 SSPA P       17:33:17.36  -1.1  123.1  21                                   SSPA
      LR      18:12:58.83
 UTMT P       17:33:17.38   1.2  121.8  32                                   UTMT
 GNAR P       17:33:17.49   2.0  121.5  34                                   GNAR
 OXF  P       17:33:17.77  -0.5  122.9  34                                   OXF
      LR      18:12:52.98
 HBAR P       17:33:17.93   2.5  121.4  34                                   HBAR
 HALT P       17:33:18.29   2.0  121.9  33                                   HALT
 HRV  P       17:33:18.30  -0.5  123.3  15                                   HRV
      LR      18:13:04.76
 FFD  P       17:33:18.59   1.6  122.4  15                                   FFD
      LR      18:12:38.27
 WES  P       17:33:18.89  -0.2  123.5  15                                   WES
      LR      18:13:09.72
 EFI          17:33:19.06 -32.2X 140.6 177                                   EFI
      LR      18:21:03.18
 QUA2 P       17:33:19.59   0.8  123.3  16                                   QUA2
      LR      18:13:04.96
 MVL  e       17:33:19.72  -0.9  124.2  20                                   MVL
 MCWV P       17:33:19.94   1.2  123.2  23                                   MCWV
      LR      18:13:02.63
 PAL  P       17:33:20.24  -0.1  124.0  18                                   PAL
 GOGA e       17:33:20.57  -5.5X 126.9  30                                   GOGA
      LR      18:14:46.04
 LUPA P       17:33:20.71   0.5  124.0  19                                   LUPA
      e       17:33:31.13
 BRYW P       17:33:21.16   1.2  123.9  15                                   BRYW
      LR      18:13:20.65
 BRNJ P       17:33:22.25   1.7  124.1  18                                   BRNJ
 SDMD P       17:33:22.34   1.0  124.5  21                                   SDMD
      e       17:33:31.46
 BLA  P       17:33:23.31   0.8  125.1  25                                   BLA
      LR      18:13:55.91
 CBN  e       17:33:24.60   1.5  125.4  22                                   CBN
      LR      18:14:05.42
 JSC  e       17:33:27.00   0.4  127.2  28                                   JSC
 COW  P       17:33:30.07   1.5  128.2  28                                   COW
      e       17:33:40.79
 WAKE LR      17:33:31.09         40.2  75                                   WAKE
 BBSR P       17:33:41.94   1.3  134.6  12                                   BBSR
      LR      18:18:25.88
 SACV P       17:33:43.61  -6.1X 139.1 311                                   SACV
      LR      18:20:31.61
 SJG  P       17:34:04.93   0.6  147.7  21                                   SJG
      LR      18:24:40.76
 TRQA P       17:34:11.65  -0.8  153.5 167                                   TRQA
      LR      18:27:10.81
 OTAV P       17:34:13.31   0.0  153.2  64                                   OTAV
      LR      18:27:15.08
 MIDW LR      17:40:48.04         55.5  64 S:9.7-2 22. 3.8X                  MIDW
 SMY  LR      17:41:03.18         55.9  33 S:3.0-2 20. 3.4X                  SMY
 KIP  LR      17:49:13.32         73.2  71                                   KIP
 KIV  LR      17:50:43.90         76.4 313                                   KIV
 FIB  LR      17:50:53.99         76.6  30                                   FIB
 LVZ  LR      17:52:01.08         79.0 337                                   LVZ
 RAR  LR      17:52:38.01         80.6 114                                   RAR
 KONO LR      17:58:09.92         92.0 333                                   KONO
 OCWA LR      17:59:15.24         94.2  39                                   OCWA
 GNW  LR      17:59:41.23         95.1  39                                   GNW
 COR  LR      18:00:06.88         96.0  42                                   COR
 HUMO LR      18:00:35.92         97.1  44                                   HUMO
 YBH  LR      18:00:50.72         97.6  45                                   YBH
 WDC  LR      18:01:07.20         98.2  46                                   WDC
 HOPS LR      18:01:14.34         98.4  47                                   HOPS
 CMB  LR      18:02:20.32        100.7  47                                   CMB
 MSO  LR      18:02:24.01        100.8  37                                   MSO
 QSPA LR      18:02:46.00        102.1 180                                   QSPA
 BMN  LR      18:02:53.43        101.9  44                                   BMN
 MNV  LR      18:03:00.72        102.2  46                                   MNV
 HLID LR      18:03:03.04        102.2  40                                   HLID
 FFC  LR      18:03:03.43        102.2  26                                   FFC
 BOZ  LR      18:03:20.63        102.8  37                                   BOZ
 TPH  LR      18:03:23.96        103.0  46                                   TPH
 ISA  LR      18:03:28.54        103.1  49                                   ISA
 SNCC LR      18:03:34.99        103.4  51                                   SNCC
 DAC  LR      18:03:39.25        103.5  48                                   DAC
 MWC  LR      18:03:54.94        104.1  50                                   MWC
 TPNV LR      18:03:58.19        104.2  47                                   TPNV
 GSC  LR      18:04:07.93        104.5  48                                   GSC
 AHID LR      18:04:13.92        104.7  39                                   AHID
 BW06 LR      18:04:41.06        105.7  39                                   BW06
 BAR  LR      18:04:43.73        105.8  51                                   BAR
 MPU  LR      18:04:45.58        105.8  42                                   MPU
 PTCN LR      18:05:41.87        108.1 113                                   PTCN
 SUR  LR      18:05:57.30        108.8 240                                   SUR
 KSU1 LR      18:09:24.60        115.6  35                                   KSU1
 PQI  LR      18:11:33.45        120.1  11                                   PQI
 MIAR LR      18:11:44.47        120.5  37                                   MIAR
 RPN  LR      18:14:33.63        126.7 115                                   RPN
 PMSA LR      18:14:39.81        127.1 175                                   PMSA
 DWPF LR      18:17:16.84        132.1  33                                   DWPF
 PAYG LR      18:22:14.89        142.7  75                                   PAYG
 RCBR LR      18:30:38.62        160.5 288                                   RCBR



 Generated 2003 NOV 18 at 18:23 UTC


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