IRIS Special Report

Event: 2003/01/22 02:06:35.8  
Catalog: NEICALRT  Mag: 7.8  
Type: MW  Contributor: NEIC  
Lat: 18.81  Lon: -103.89  Depth: 33.00
Description: NEAR COAST OF MICHOACAN, MEXICO  
Source: SPYDER®

"A powerful earthquake ripped through western and central Mexico, killing at least 23 people, collapsing dozens of houses and leaving the worst-hit state shrouded in darkness with power outages." (AP report)


[from the IRIS Seismic Monitor]
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Sample seismograms from IRIS/USGS stations. The distance between the stations is approximately the same.

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Travel Times
Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times
(from the USGS)
City Distance
(degrees)
Travel Time
(min:secs)
Arrival Time
UTC
Phase
Mexico City, Mexico 4.51 1:05.9 2:07:40.9Pn
Brownsville, Texas 9.20 2:10.4 2:08:45.4Pn
Albuquerque, New Mexico 16.39 3:47.5 2:10:22.5Pn
Wichita, Kansas 19.74 4:26.8 2:11:01.8P
Los Angeles, California 19.85 4:28.1 2:11:03.1P
Golden, Colorado 20.90 4:39.4 2:11:14.4P
Miami, Florida 22.98 5:01.7 2:11:36.7P
St. Louis, Missouri 23.07 5:02.6 2:11:37.6P
Knoxville, Tennessee 23.76 5:09.4 2:11:44.4P
San Francisco, California 24.88 5:19.6 2:11:54.6P
Duluth, Minnesota 29.49 6:01.0 2:12:36.0P
Washington, D.C. 30.69 6:11.6 2:12:46.6P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 32.48 6:27.4 2:13:02.4P
Seattle, Washington 32.58 6:28.2 2:13:03.2P
New York, New York 33.64 6:37.4 2:13:12.4P
Ottawa, Canada 35.35 6:52.2 2:13:27.2P
San Juan, Puerto Rico 35.73 6:55.5 2:13:30.5P
Boston, Massachusetts 36.35 7:00.8 2:13:35.8P
Bangor, Maine 39.04 7:23.5 2:13:58.5P
Lima, Peru 40.54 7:35.9 2:14:10.9P
Honolulu, Hawaii 50.53 8:54.9 2:15:29.9P
Anchorage, Alaska 53.21 9:14.9 2:15:49.9P
Bergen, Norway 82.9212:21.5 2:18:56.5P
London, England 83.7112:25.5 2:19:00.5P
Palmer Station, Antarctica 91.1213:01.3 2:19:36.3P
Rome, Italy 95.8213:22.8 2:19:57.8P
Wellington, New Zealand 95.9113:23.2 2:19:58.2P
Moscow, Russia 98.9413:36.8 2:20:11.8Pdiff
Tokyo, Japan 99.0013:37.1 2:20:12.1Pdiff
Agana, Guam 105.1614:04.4 2:20:39.4Pdiff
Brisbane, Australia 109.7614:24.8 2:20:59.8Pdiff
Beijing, China 110.5314:28.2 2:21:03.2Pdiff
Katmandu, Nepal 132.9216:07.6 2:22:42.6Pdiff
Nairobi, Kenya 137.7516:29.1 2:23:04.1Pdiff
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Surveying the damage

(photos from AP and Reuters)


 
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