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November 15, 2006 DART Data

On 2006/11/15 445 km (275 miles) ENE of Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, Russia (46.607°N, 153.230°E) at 11:14:16 UTC, a magnitude 8.3 earthquake occurred. This page provides links to data collected from the Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami (DART®) buoys. These data files contain raw observations, fitted tidal components, and residual tide values. There are 2 types of data:
1) 15-second values as recorded by the Bottom Pressure Recorded (BPR) or
2) Real-time water level data as recorded by the Bottom Pressure Recorder (BPR) in extended-reporting mode containing measurement types of 15 minutes, 1 minute, and 15 seconds. Real-time data have been extracted from the National Data Buoy Center.

We have also provided the computed tides, details on the harmonic tidal analysis results and spectra on 15-sec data files. The source 15-second data are in pounds per square inch absolute [psia], the tidal analysis is performed on that data. The real-time data are processed in PSIA to be compatible with the data from previous deployments. All tsunami event data as observations, fitted tides and residuals here are provided in meters water column using conversion factor of 670.0 mm of water/PSIA.

On the right of the Tsunami Travel Time map below there are links to individual data files under column Data. The columns in those files are as follows: Time in Julian days from the beginning of the year, Year, Month, Day, Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Raw Observations, Fitted tidal component, and computed residuals in meters water column. We have also provided details on the harmonic analysis results under column Tides. Spectra are provided for those DARTs whose BPR were retrieved and a complete record of high-resolution 15-second data are available at the moment.

DART data processing description. For event details please visit the 2006/11/15 Kuril Islands tsunami event page. If you have questions, please contact haz.info@noaa.gov
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Map showing DART® stations active (yellow) during the 15 November 2006 event. Roll over map to select a location from the map above to view regional plots with tsunami signal in DART® residuals. Tsunami Travel Time (TTT) Map with DART® locations produced using NGDC Tsunami Travel Time Software Information (TTT) software developed by Paul Wessel.
Station Depth Latitude Longitud Data Tides Spectra
[m] [deg] [deg] [m] [psia]
21414 5411 48.9420 178.2700 * * *
32401 4882 -19.2870 -74.7310 * *
46402 4712 51.0690 -164.0100 * * *
46403 4512 52.6556 -156.9381 * * *
46404 2738 45.8596 -128.7760 * * -
46405 3483 42.8936 -130.9122 * *
46408 5372 49.6261 -169.8714 * * -
46409 4190 55.1357 -148.1910 * * *
46410 3742 57.5025 -143.9890 * * *
46411 4265 39.4906 -127.0077 * * *
46413 5572 48.8719 -175.5741 * * -
46419 2772 48.4785 -129.3593 * * *
51406 4473 -8.4890 -125.0167 * * *
51407 4710 19.6300 -156.5300 * *

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