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Phase Data

Explanation of Parameters


     16 MAY 2006  (136)

     ot  = 15:28:26.10   +/-   2.93              NIAS REGION, INDONESIA          
     lat =       0.136   +/-    5.3
     lon =      97.026   +/-    4.7              MAGNITUDE 6.8 (GS)       
     dep =        11.7   +/-   17.4   

     260 km (165 miles) SW of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
     390 km (240 miles) WNW of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
     615 km (380 miles) WSW of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
     1275 km (800 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
 
     Felt (VI) at Gunungsitoli. Felt (V) at Sibolga and (IV) at Banda
     Aceh and Padang, Sumatra.

     nph =  179 of 234    se = 1.06    FE=706                            B   

     error ellipse = ( 40.5, 82.3, 26.6;198.3,  7.2,  7.6;288.7,  2.9,  6.7)

 mb = 6.6 ( 69)  ML = 0.0 (  0)  mblg = 5.8 (  7)  md = 0.0 (  0)  MS = 0.0 (  0)

 sta  phase     arrival     res   dist azm    amp  per mag     amp  per mag  sta
 KULM iPc     15:29:58.26  -0.2    6.3  35 d:8.2+2     7.4X                  KULM
 COCO eP      15:31:17.23  -3.3X  12.2 181 g:1.5+0 .90 5.3  b:5.4+3 1.4 7.6X COCO
 KSM  ePc     15:31:35.80   0.2   13.3  84                                   KSM 
 PALK ePd     15:32:35.95   2.5   17.8 294 g:1.3+0 1.0 5.4  b:4.1+3 1.5 6.3  PALK
 CHTO ePc     15:32:43.95  -0.1   18.7   6 g:2.5+0 1.1 5.8  b:2.5+3 1.1 6.3  CHTO
 KKM  ePc     15:32:59.15  -0.2   20.0  73                                   KKM 
 QIZ  ePc     15:33:25.55  -1.3   22.6  33 g:2.3+0 1.1 5.9  b:4.2+3 1.4 6.7  QIZ 
 DGAR eP      15:33:55.48  -0.4   25.6 252 g:1.8+0 1.0 5.9  b:3.8+3 1.3 6.9  DGAR
 DAV  eP      15:34:29.00   0.2   29.3  76 g:1.3+0 1.2 5.8  b:1.3+3 1.2 6.6  DAV 
 LSA  ePc     15:34:36.12   1.4   29.9 350 g:3.2+0 1.3 6.1  b:3.2+3 1.3 7.0  LSA 
 MBWA ePd     15:34:40.67  -0.1   30.7 135 b:8.9+2 1.4 6.4                   MBWA
 NACB ePc     15:35:07.80   0.1   33.7  43                                   NACB
 YHNB ePc     15:35:09.77   0.4   33.9  42                                   YHNB
 TATO eP      15:35:12.66   0.9   34.2  42 b:6.6+3 1.6 7.3                   TATO
 NWAO iPd     15:35:44.62   0.4   38.0 152 b:2.0+3 1.6 6.6                   NWAO
 WRAB iPd     15:36:13.95  -0.8   41.6 121 b:7.2+2 2.6 5.9                   WRAB
 INCN ePc     15:36:49.46  -1.0   46.1  33 b:2.5+3 1.7 6.9                   INCN
 KS15 ePc     15:36:55.71   0.0   46.8  34                                   KS15
 PMG  eP      15:37:26.45  -0.4   50.8 102 b:4.5+2 .70 6.5                   PMG 
 TLY  ePc     15:37:34.20   1.4   51.7   5 b:5.3+2 1.0 6.4                   TLY 
 CTAO iPd     15:37:37.30   0.0   52.2 116 b:5.8+2 .90 6.5                   CTAO
 STKA ePd     15:37:39.40  -2.1   52.8 131                                   STKA
 HIA  ePc     15:37:40.89   0.3   52.7  19 b:5.8+2 1.0 6.4                   HIA 
 KURK ePd     15:37:41.96   1.0   52.8 345 b:7.2+2 2.6 6.1                   KURK
 MDJ  ePc     15:37:42.42   0.5   52.9  29 b:2.4+2 .90 6.1                   MDJ 
 BRVK ePd     15:38:13.01  -0.4   57.3 341 b:3.0+2 2.7 5.8                   BRVK
 ZRNK ePd     15:38:15.08  -0.7   57.6 340 b:6.7+2 1.1 6.6                   ZRNK
 YSS  ePc     15:38:41.93   0.3   61.3  34 b:1.3+3 1.2 7.0                   YSS 
 GNI  ePd     15:38:46.60   0.4   61.9 317 b:1.7+3 1.4 7.0                   GNI 
 TAU  ePd     15:38:48.16   1.1   62.1 140 b:5.1+2 1.1 6.6                   TAU 
 HNR  ePd     15:38:54.31  -1.5   63.3 101 b:2.9+3 .95 7.4                   HNR 
 ARU  ePd     15:38:59.41  -0.6   64.1 337 b:9.0+2 2.1 6.6                   ARU 
 KIV  ePd     15:39:06.22  -0.1   65.0 320 b:8.1+2 1.1 6.8                   KIV 
 MALT ePd     15:39:11.89   0.8   65.7 313 b:1.5+3 1.5 7.0                   MALT
 EIL  iPd     15:39:12.57   0.4   65.9 303 b:7.6+3 .95 7.9X                  EIL 
 YAK  eP      15:39:14.98  -0.4   66.5  16 b:2.1+3 1.1 7.2                   YAK 
 CASY ePd     15:39:18.43   0.0   67.0 174 b:8.9+2 1.5 6.7                   CASY
 CSS  ePd     15:39:29.29   0.1   68.6 308 b:1.2+3 1.2 6.9                   CSS 
 BR131iPd     15:39:35.39  -0.9   69.7 313 b:1.6+2 .73 6.3                   BR13
 LSZ  ePd     15:39:36.14  -0.2   69.6 254 b:3.4+2 1.4 6.3                   LSZ 
 ANTO iPd     15:39:39.65  -0.6   70.4 313 b:1.1+3 1.4 6.8                   ANTO
 WAKE eP      15:39:42.41  -0.5   70.8  70 b:7.2+2 1.4 6.6                   WAKE
 ISP  ePd     15:39:45.77  -1.6   71.5 310 b:6.7+2 1.1 6.7                   ISP 
 MAW  ePd     15:39:47.79   0.5   71.6 193 b:3.9+2 1.2 6.4                   MAW 
 PET  iPd     15:39:57.44   0.5   73.2  34 b:5.2+2 .90 6.6                   PET 
 OBN  ePd     15:39:57.72  -0.5   73.4 329 b:3.8+3 1.7 7.2                   OBN 
 LBTB ePd     15:39:58.12   0.1   73.3 244 b:6.6+0 .80 4.8X                  LBTB
 TIRR ePd     15:40:05.61  -0.6   74.8 316                                   TIRR
 SANT ePd     15:40:07.50  -1.0   75.1 308 b:1.2+3 1.2 6.8                   SANT
 GVD  ePd     15:40:12.70  -0.6   76.0 306 b:7.7+2 1.1 6.7                   GVD 
 SUR  eP      15:40:28.50   0.9   78.4 237 b:8.7+2 1.3 6.7                   SUR 
 KWP  ePd     15:40:33.57  -0.7   79.8 320 b:1.7+3 1.3 6.9                   KWP 
 TSUM ePd     15:40:36.94   0.3   80.1 251 b:1.1+3 2.6 6.4                   TSUM
 SUW  iPd     15:40:37.22  -0.5   80.4 325 b:2.0+3 .95 7.1                   SUW 
 SNZO ePd     15:40:38.72  -1.4   80.8 132 b:5.9+2 1.5 6.4                   SNZO
 PSZ  ePd     15:40:42.12  -0.4   81.3 318 b:2.8+3 1.9 7.0                   PSZ 
 FX1  eP      15:40:44.30   0.6   81.5  37                                   FX1 
 BILL eP      15:40:46.06  -0.8   82.2  21 b:1.4+2 1.0 6.0                   BILL
 SMY  eP      15:40:46.41   0.0   82.1  37 b:6.4+2 1.0 6.6                   SMY 
 TIP  ePd     15:40:48.62   0.2   82.4 309                                   TIP 
 KEV  ePd     15:40:50.88  -0.3   83.0 341 b:3.1+3 1.8 7.2                   KEV 
 MORC ePd     15:40:51.92  -0.1   83.1 320 b:5.7+2 1.3 6.6                   MORC
 ARE0 ePd     15:40:53.47   0.0   83.5 340                                   ARE0
 VNDA eP      15:40:59.65  -0.5   84.8 169 b:2.8+2 1.4 6.3                   VNDA
 AQU  ePd     15:41:02.60  -0.2   85.2 312 b:1.1+3 1.1 7.0                   AQU 
 RUE  ePd     15:41:05.03  -0.3   85.8 322 b:8.5+2 1.0 6.9                   RUE 
 SBA  ePd     15:41:06.14   0.5   85.9 169 b:3.4+3 2.4 7.1                   SBA 
 MIDW eP      15:41:07.75   0.5   86.1  62 b:2.4+2 1.1 6.3                   MIDW
 VLC  ePd     15:41:12.71  -1.3   87.5 314 b:2.1+2 1.1 6.3                   VLC 
 NAO01ePd     15:41:15.69  -0.3   88.0 331 b:9.2+1 1.3 5.9                   NAO0
 VSL  ePd     15:41:16.13  -0.9   88.1 309 b:5.2+2 1.1 6.8                   VSL 
 STU  ePd     15:41:18.28  -0.3   88.5 319 b:2.4+2 1.2 6.4                   STU 
 KONO eP      15:41:18.65  -0.1   88.6 330 b:1.2+3 1.5 7.0                   KONO
 KBS  eP      15:41:19.50  -0.6   88.9 349 b:6.5+2 1.2 6.8                   KBS 
 BFO  eP      15:41:20.62  -0.6   89.0 318                                   BFO 
 AFI  eP      15:41:32.85   0.8   91.2 104 b:5.8+2 1.3 6.7                   AFI 
 AKUT eP      15:41:43.20  -1.4   94.1  36                                   AKUT
 ESK  eP      15:41:51.89  -0.1   95.7 326 b:2.3+2 1.4 6.4                   ESK 
 SDPT eP      15:41:56.22  -1.5   97.0  34                                   SDPT
 TTA  eP      15:42:00.53   0.3   97.5  26 b:2.3+2 1.4 6.6                   TTA 
 SVW2 eP      15:42:03.88   0.6   98.2  28                                   SVW2
 ESLA eP      15:42:04.39  -0.1   98.4 310 b:4.0+1 1.5 5.8                   ESLA
 COLA ePdif   15:42:12.20  -0.2  100.3  23 b:3.5+1 1.3 5.7                   COLA
 SLKM ePdif   15:42:15.06  -0.2  100.9  28                                   SLKM
 PMR  ePdif   15:42:15.69   0.1  101.0  26 b:2.9+1 .96 5.8                   PMR 
 EYAK ePdif   15:42:22.12  -2.1  102.9  27                                   EYAK
 SUMG ePdif   15:42:22.23   0.7  102.3 348 b:6.4+1 1.1 6.2                   SUMG
 INK  ePdif   15:42:26.54  -0.1  103.5  17 b:3.5+1 1.1 6.0                   INK 
 DAWY ePdif   15:42:28.82   0.1  104.0  22                                   DAWY
 RES  ePdif   15:42:33.13   0.3  104.9   3 b:6.9+1 1.3 6.4                   RES 
      e       15:46:45.27  -2.3X
 SKAG qPdif   15:42:47.03   0.1  108.1  25                                   SKAG
      e       15:47:03.13   9.4X
      e       15:47:08.61  -7.2X
 YKW3 ePdif   15:43:09.87   0.5  113.1  15                                   YKW3
      ePKiKP  15:47:02.44  -0.8X
 DLBC P       15:46:40.05 -19.2X 110.9  24                                   DLBC
      qPKiKP  15:46:59.42   0.2X
 FCC  iPKPdfd 15:47:16.29  -1.5X 120.6   7                                   FCC 
 POHA         15:47:16.64  24.6X 106.3  69                                   POHA
 PGC  ePKPdf  15:47:17.02  -0.2  120.2  30                                   PGC 
 EDM  ePKPdf  15:47:17.76  -1.3  121.1  21                                   EDM 
 OCWA ePKPdf  15:47:18.13   0.3  120.4  31                                   OCWA
 SFJD P       15:47:18.34  22.5X 109.3 347                                   SFJD
 FFC  P       15:47:21.97  -0.8  123.1  13                                   FFC 
 SCHQ P       15:47:23.30  -0.5  123.6 349                                   SCHQ
 COR  P       15:47:23.87   1.3  122.9  33                                   COR 
 HAWA P       15:47:24.02   0.0  123.7  30                                   HAWA
 KEBM P       15:47:24.66   1.0  123.4  36                                   KEBM
 WALA P       15:47:25.05  -0.2  124.2  24                                   WALA
 EFI  P       15:47:25.41  -0.1  124.5 199                                   EFI 
 KBO  P       15:47:26.01   1.4  123.8  36                                   KBO 
 HUMO P       15:47:26.61   1.2  124.3  35                                   HUMO
 YBH  P       15:47:27.76   0.8  125.0  36                                   YBH 
 KHMM P       15:47:28.11   1.2  125.0  37                                   KHMM
 WDC  P       15:47:28.41   0.0  125.8  37                                   WDC 
 CHMT P       15:47:28.45  -0.7  126.2  25                                   CHMT
 MSU  P       15:47:28.86 -13.7X 133.1  32                                   MSU 
 DAC  P       15:47:29.10 -10.6X 131.6  38                                   DAC 
 KIPM e       15:47:29.20   0.8  125.7  38                                   KIPM
 MOD  ePKPdf  15:47:29.25  -0.2  126.3  34                                   MOD 
 SRU  P       15:47:30.37 -12.9X 133.5  30                                   SRU 
 HOPS P       15:47:30.46   0.8  126.5  39                                   HOPS
 RWWY P       15:47:30.79 -11.5X 133.0  25                                   RWWY
 WVOR P       15:47:30.82   0.3  126.9  33                                   WVOR
 HRY  e       15:47:30.95   0.5  126.9  25                                   HRY 
 TCUT P       15:47:31.69  -7.9X 131.5  29                                   TCUT
 OHCM P       15:47:31.89   0.8  127.3  37                                   OHCM
 TPAW P       15:47:31.91  -4.5X 129.9  26                                   TPAW
 NSHM P       15:47:32.22   1.4  127.1  39                                   NSHM
 MCCM P       15:47:32.51   1.7  127.1  39                                   MCCM
 DLMT P       15:47:33.19   1.2  127.7  26                                   DLMT
 SAC  P       15:47:33.30   1.2  127.7  40                                   SAC 
 PAHR P       15:47:33.36   0.1  128.3  36                                   PAHR
 MCMT P       15:47:33.93   1.2  128.0  27                                   MCMT
 QLMT P       15:47:34.21   0.4  128.6  26                                   QLMT
 GCMT P       15:47:34.31   0.7  128.6  24                                   GCMT
 CMB  P       15:47:34.57   0.5  128.7  38                                   CMB 
 SMCO P       15:47:34.89 -11.7X 135.1  27                                   SMCO
 HWUT P       15:47:35.03  -3.6X 131.1  28                                   HWUT
 SAO  P       15:47:35.38   1.1  128.8  40                                   SAO 
 MET          15:47:35.56 -27.3X 144.3  10                                   MET 
 NEN  P       15:47:36.23  -7.3X 133.7  36                                   NEN 
 REDW P       15:47:36.54  -0.1  130.0  26                                   REDW
 MNV  P       15:47:36.64   0.4  129.8  36                                   MNV 
 WUAZ P       15:47:36.69 -10.8X 135.7  34                                   WUAZ
 FLWY P       15:47:36.71   1.1  129.5  26                                   FLWY
 DUG  P       15:47:36.72  -2.7  131.5  31                                   DUG 
 MOOW P       15:47:36.73   0.6  129.8  26                                   MOOW
 HVU  P       15:47:36.96  -0.2  130.4  29                                   HVU 
 LRV  P       15:47:37.15   1.9  129.3  40                                   LRV 
 ELK  P       15:47:37.19   0.8  129.9  32                                   ELK 
 LKWY P       15:47:37.54   2.4  129.3  25                                   LKWY
 DCID1P       15:47:37.76   1.8  129.7  27                                   DCID
 AHID P       15:47:38.55   1.3  130.4  27                                   AHID
 PTRM P       15:47:38.72   1.6  130.3  40                                   PTRM
 SPUT P       15:47:38.87   0.7  130.9  29                                   SPUT
 TPH  P       15:47:38.94   1.1  130.6  36                                   TPH 
 DAU  P       15:47:39.19  -1.6  132.1  29                                   DAU 
 TRQA P       15:47:39.53 -11.2X 137.6 205                                   TRQA
 TMUT P       15:47:39.75  -2.7  133.0  30                                   TMUT
 MVU  P       15:47:39.78  -2.8  133.1  32                                   MVU 
 NOQ  P       15:47:40.45   1.0  131.5  30                                   NOQ 
 MVCO P       15:47:40.92  -7.1X 136.0  30                                   MVCO
 NLU  P       15:47:41.55   1.0  132.1  30                                   NLU 
 MPU  P       15:47:42.74   1.8  132.3  30                                   MPU 
 PLCA P       15:47:43.00  -8.5X 138.0 194                                   PLCA
 ANMO P       15:47:44.16  -9.0X 138.8  30                                   ANMO
 FRNY P       15:47:44.36  -0.2  134.5 351                                   FRNY
 CCUT P       15:47:44.41   1.7  133.2  33                                   CCUT
 BNM  P       15:47:44.59  -9.7X 139.3  31                                   BNM 
 LENM P       15:47:45.09  -8.8X 139.1  31                                   LENM
 MSNY P       15:47:45.15   0.5  134.5 352                                   MSNY
 TUC  P       15:47:45.62  -6.8X 138.4  37                                   TUC 
 LPM  P       15:47:45.85  -8.1X 139.2  31                                   LPM 
 BGU  P       15:47:46.16   8.0X 130.9  30                                   BGU 
 MIV  P       15:47:46.28   0.3  135.2 350                                   MIV 
 LAZ  P       15:47:46.45  -6.9X 138.9  31                                   LAZ 
 NCB  P       15:47:46.80   0.4  135.4 351                                   NCB 
 ACSO P       15:47:46.95  -7.7X 139.8   0                                   ACSO
 HRV  P       15:47:47.63  -0.5  136.3 348                                   HRV 
      e       15:47:56.38   4.2X
 MVL  P       15:47:48.07  -6.2X 139.6 352                                   MVL 
 CBKS P       15:47:48.12  -3.9X 138.3  20                                   CBKS
 KSU1 P       15:47:48.36  -4.9X 139.0  16                                   KSU1
 BINY P       15:47:50.14  -0.1  137.4 352                                   BINY
 AMTX P       15:47:50.24  -6.9X 141.0  25                                   AMTX
 QUA2 P       15:47:50.26   1.4  136.7 348                                   QUA2
 BLO  P       15:47:50.43  -6.0X 140.7   4                                   BLO 
 IMW  P       15:47:50.54  14.7X 129.6  26                                   IMW 
 ERPA P       15:47:51.27   0.2  137.9 357                                   ERPA
 WCI  P       15:47:51.33  -6.8X 141.7   4                                   WCI 
 ALLY e       15:47:52.57   0.6  138.3 357                                   ALLY
 PAL  P       15:47:52.84   1.1  138.2 350                                   PAL 
 CPNY P       15:47:53.35   1.2  138.4 350                                   CPNY
 MNTX P       15:47:53.40  -5.3X 141.9  32                                   MNTX
 GDL2 P       15:47:53.93  -5.1X 142.0  30                                   GDL2
 ELN  P       15:47:55.03  -5.1X 142.8 357                                   ELN 
 CLNB P       15:47:55.19  -4.2X 142.2  30                                   CLNB
 SDMD P       15:47:55.28  -0.2  140.2 353                                   SDMD
 FWV  P       15:47:55.45  -4.1X 142.4 357                                   FWV 
 BLA  P       15:47:56.57  -3.6X 142.8 357                                   BLA 
 SLM  P       15:47:57.17   0.6  140.8   9                                   SLM 
 TZTN P       15:47:58.19  -3.2X 143.5   1                                   TZTN
 BBSR P       15:47:58.42  -2.8  143.3 334                                   BBSR
 GLAT P       15:47:58.93  -2.1  143.3   9                                   GLAT
 PARMOP       15:47:58.99  -1.2  142.8   9                                   PARM
 CBN  P       15:47:59.23   1.5  141.5 353                                   CBN 
      e       15:48:27.35
 USIN P       15:47:59.31   0.9  141.8   6                                   USIN
 UALR P       15:47:59.47  -3.1X 144.2  13                                   UALR
 UTMT P       15:47:59.67  -1.3  143.3   8                                   UTMT
 HALT P       15:47:59.75  -1.9  143.7   9                                   HALT
 MIAR P       15:47:59.87  -2.6  144.1  15                                   MIAR
 BRNJ P       15:48:00.05   7.5X 138.7 350                                   BRNJ
 CPUP P       15:48:00.25  -2.4  144.1 221                                   CPUP
 WES  P       15:48:00.59  12.3X 136.4 347                                   WES 
      e       15:48:16.04
 HBAR P       15:48:00.89  -1.0  143.8  11                                   HBAR
 SWET P       15:48:01.06  -2.5  144.7   4                                   SWET
 PLAL P       15:48:01.08  -2.5  144.7   7                                   PLAL
 OXF  P       15:48:02.43  -0.8  145.0   9                                   OXF 
 JSC  P       15:48:04.83  -0.4  145.7 357                                   JSC 
 JCT  P       15:48:05.07  -0.2  145.6  26                                   JCT 
 NHSC         15:48:05.72  -1.5  146.8 356                                   NHSC
      P       15:48:08.74  -0.2X
 LRAL P       15:48:07.45   0.3  146.8   6                                   LRAL
 NATX P       15:48:07.45   0.9  146.4  18                                   NATX
 PHWY P       15:48:09.44  25.2X 134.0  24                                   PHWY
 LVC  P       15:48:20.33   1.6  153.8 211                                   LVC 
 SJG  P       15:48:20.79   0.0  155.5 319                                   SJG 
 DWPF P       15:48:22.23   6.9X 151.9 357                                   DWPF
 SDV  P       15:48:29.99  -1.5  164.8 306                                   SDV 
 PAYG P       15:48:37.13   0.7  172.7  94                                   PAYG



 Generated 2006 MAY 16 at 17:28 UTC

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

 


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