Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 5.0 SOUTH OF AFRICA

Historic Moment Tensor Solutions World Location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

The most recent (20 or less) USGS Moment Tensor Solutions are shown.
Data from the Source Parameter Database.

                        E P I C E N T E R   |          MOMENT  |    P R I N C I P A L  A X E S       |N O D A L  P L A N E S | 
     DATE    TIME (UTC)   LAT      LONG  SRC|DEPTH     VAL  EX |     T            N            P     |     1           2     | %  SRC
  YR  MO DA HR MN SEC     deg      deg      |  km  Mw     Nm   |VAL  PL AZM  VAL  PL AZM  VAL  PL AZM|STK DP SLIP STK DP SLIP| DC
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 1997 09 10 22:29:26.77 -52.905   19.715 PDE|  3.0 5.6 3.1  17 |2.89  2 212  0.53  1 303 -3.41 87  67|301 43  -92 124 47  -88| 69 GS              
 2000 04 18 00:12: 5.78 -52.455   13.544 PDE|  4.0 5.8 5.7  17 |5.61 29 187  0.09  4 279 -5.70 61  16|265 17 -104 100 74  -86| 97 GS              
 2001 12 05 07:46:37.84 -52.606   18.349 PDE|  4.0 5.7 4.0  17 |4.23  8 204 -0.53 17 296 -3.71 71  90|275 40 -117 128 55  -69| 75 GS              
 2004 05 20 07:58:23.79 -52.266   13.991 PDE| 11.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.62  4  33 -0.03 53 298 -1.58 37 126|163 62  -25 266 68 -149| 96 GS              
 2004 05 27 20:49:27.16 -52.618   18.626 PDE| 19.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.35 20 207  0.15  7 300 -1.51 68  49|284 25 -107 123 66  -82| 80 GS              
 2004 09 28 15:29:53.82 -52.515   28.016 PDE| 14.0 6.3 3.4  18 |3.12  1 345  0.47 79  82 -3.59 10 254| 30 82 -174 299 84   -8| 74 GS              
 2006 10 09 18:19:33.73 -51.030   29.024 PDE| 21.0 5.7 3.8  17 |3.79 12 130  0.02 21  35 -3.81 65 248|245 38  -54  22 60 -115| 99 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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