Seismic Network Operations


Kilima Mbogo, Kenya

IU KMBO commences operations on: 1995,260

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Host: University of Nairobi
Latitude: -1.127
Longitude: 37.252
Elevation: 1950
Datalogger: Q330
Broadband: STS-1VBB_w/E300
Accelerometer: FBA_ES-T_EpiSensor_Accelerometer
Telemetry Status at the NEIC: Last Data In Less Than 10 Minutes
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Vault Condition: The vault is at the end of a 40 meter concrete lined tunnel dug into a mountain side. A dehumidifier is installed. The pier is attached to the bedrock.

Site Geology: Gneiss

Location CodeChannel CodeInstrumentFlagsSample RateDipAzimuthDepth
60VMWStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCH0.100.000.0020.00
60VMVStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCH0.100.000.0020.00
60VMUStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCH0.100.000.0020.00
60VHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG0.10-90.000.0020.00
60VH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG0.100.0091.0020.00
60VH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG0.100.001.0020.00
10VMWT120 post hole, quietCH0.
10VMVT120 post hole, quietCH0.
10VMUT120 post hole, quietCH0.
10VHZT120 post hole, quietCG0.10-90.000.0010.00
10VH2T120 post hole, quietCG0.100.00290.0010.00
10VH1T120 post hole, quietCG0.100.00200.0010.00
00VYZProSense PTD25-10-VH vacuum monitorCW0.100.000.0020.00
00VY2ProSense PTD25-10-VH vacuum monitorCW0.100.000.0020.00
00VY1ProSense PTD25-10-VH vacuum monitorCW0.100.000.0020.00
00VMZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CH0.100.000.0020.00
00VM2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CH0.100.000.0020.00
00VM1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CH0.100.000.0020.00
00VHZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG0.10-90.000.0020.00
00VH2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG0.100.0090.0020.00
00VH1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG0.100.000.0020.00
60LHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG1.00-90.000.0020.00
60LH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG1.000.0091.0020.00
60LH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG1.000.001.0020.00
31LDOCI/PAS pressure sensorCW1.
30LDOlower quality chip sensor in Setra boxCW1.
20LNZKinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerCG1.00-90.000.0020.00
20LN2Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerCG1.000.0090.0020.00
20LN1Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerCG1.000.000.0020.00
10LHZT120 post hole, quietCG1.00-90.000.0010.00
10LH2T120 post hole, quietCG1.000.00290.0010.00
10LH1T120 post hole, quietCG1.000.00200.0010.00
00LHZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG1.00-90.000.0020.00
00LH2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG1.000.0090.0020.00
00LH1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG1.000.000.0020.00
60HHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainTG100.00-90.000.0020.00
60HH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainTG100.000.0091.0020.00
60HH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainTG100.000.001.0020.00
20HNZKinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerTG100.00-90.000.0020.00
20HN2Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerTG100.000.0090.0020.00
20HN1Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerTG100.000.000.0020.00
10HHZT120 post hole, quietTG100.00-90.000.0010.00
10HH2T120 post hole, quietTG100.000.00290.0010.00
10HH1T120 post hole, quietTG100.000.00200.0010.00
60BHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG20.00-90.000.0020.00
60BH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG20.000.0091.0020.00
60BH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG20.000.001.0020.00
00BHZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG20.00-90.000.0020.00
00BH2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG20.000.0090.0020.00
00BH1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG20.000.000.0020.00
10BHZT120 post hole, quietCG40.00-90.000.0010.00
10BH2T120 post hole, quietCG40.000.00290.0010.00
10BH1T120 post hole, quietCG40.000.00200.0010.00
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  1. 2013-02-12
    Lowered long-period response for ?H1 STS-1 channels. The ?H1 STS-1 channel started experiencing harmonic oscillations in early December 2011. There may be a loss of vacuum on the STS-1 channels and water getting into the vault. Vault repair work is being planned. LN2 channel appears to be bad. The problems were resolved May 2014.
  2. 2010-04-22
    Upgraded to Q330 digitizer.