Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 6.5 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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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 2009 05 12 01:26:26.58  -5.664  149.543 PDE| 84.0 6.1 1.5  18 |1.40 39 149  0.18 12  49 -1.58 47 304|300 13  -18  48 86 -103| 77 GS              
 2009 07 15 20:10:42.66  -3.375  150.506 PDE|  6.0 6.0 1.4  18 |1.38 17 331  0.14 68 115 -1.51 11 237| 14 69  176 105 86   21| 81 GS              
 2010 01 03 04:11:39.49  -5.297  145.859 PDE| 34.0 5.8 5.6  17 |4.78 71  20  1.44 14 159 -6.23 11 252|  1 35  115 150 59   73| 54 GS              
 2010 01 10 13:27:31.37  -6.075  147.500 PDE| 66.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.61 55  36 -0.11 26 259 -1.49 20 159|212 34   37  90 70  118| 86 GS              
 2010 04 17 23:15:22.02  -6.669  147.291 PDE| 63.0 6.2 2.7  18 |2.20 86  79  0.85  3 280 -3.05  1 190|278 44   86 104 46   94| 44 GS              
 2010 04 22 18:32:19.54  -6.613  146.426 PDE|123.0 5.4 1.5  17 |1.61 11 198 -0.24 32 100 -1.37 55 305|322 44  -40  83 64 -126| 70 GS              
 2010 04 23 09:25:59.20  -6.701  147.340 PDE| 85.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.35 85 224  0.08  2 343 -1.43  3  73|341 49   87 166 41   93| 89 GS              
 2010 06 02 09:28:53.25  -6.159  149.413 PDE| 34.0 5.8 7.4  17 |7.50 82 335 -0.10  0  70 -7.40  7 160| 70 52   89 251 38   91| 97 GS              
 2010 06 24 05:32:27.40  -5.514  151.161 PDE| 42.0 6.1 2.0  18 |1.98 83 352  0.13  1  92 -2.10  6 182| 92 51   89 274 39   92| 88 GS              
 2010 07 18 13:04: 9.41  -5.966  150.428 PDE| 34.0 6.8 2.3  19 |1.77 84  80  0.88  2 196 -2.64  5 286| 20 40   94 195 50   87| 33 GS              
 2010 08 04 07:15:33.51  -5.486  146.822 PDE|207.0 6.4 4.7  18 |4.84 57  61 -0.33 26 279 -4.51 16 180|237 37   42 112 67  119| 86 GS              
 2010 08 15 15:09:29.24  -5.692  148.342 PDE|166.0 6.3 3.0  18 |3.21 60  34 -0.44 13 278 -2.77 25 181|244 23   53 103 71  105| 73 GS              
 2010 09 23 12:53: 8.54  -5.826  151.544 PDE|  8.0 5.5 2.3  17 |1.99 79 315  0.47  5  69 -2.46 10 160| 66 55   84 256 35   98| 62 GS              
 2010 09 26 11:08:44.39  -5.573  146.462 PDE| 95.0 5.6 2.8  17 |1.82 83 284  1.41  6 143 -3.22  5  52|328 50   97 136 41   81| 12 GS              
 2010 10 31 16:38:49.49  -6.385  150.161 PDE|  7.0 5.7 4.3  17 |4.62 23 176 -0.61  5 268 -4.02 66   9| 90 68  -85 256 22 -103| 74 GS              
 2010 11 01 05:16:34.40  -6.370  150.220 PDE|  7.0 5.5 2.0  17 |1.63 35  45  0.65 42 276 -2.28 28 157|100 86  132 194 42    6| 43 GS              
 2010 11 02 06:39:55.06  -5.355  151.556 PDE| 35.0 5.7 3.9  17 |4.25 64  14 -0.71 24 215 -3.53  8 121|186 42   53  52 58  119| 67 GS              
 2010 11 23 09:01: 6.86  -5.959  148.966 PDE| 68.0 6.1 1.7  18 |1.61 78  43  0.10 11 203 -1.70  4 294|194 50   76  35 42  106| 88 GS              
 2010 12 02 03:12: 9.82  -6.001  149.977 PDE| 45.0 6.6 1.1  19 |1.19 78   8 -0.17  2 271 -1.02 12 180|268 33   87  92 57   92| 71 GS              
 2010 12 12 14:53:10.52  -6.366  150.265 PDE| 16.0 5.3 1.2  17 |1.01 44  44  0.36 31 278 -1.37 30 168|206 32   15 103 82  121| 47 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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