Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 5.0 NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE

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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 2002 05 17 10:40:10.77  48.168  -27.808 PDE| 14.0 5.7 4.1  17 |3.91 10 283  0.35 79 112 -4.26  2  13| 59 82    6 328 84  171| 84 GS              
 2003 08 27 14:40:42.15  43.741  -28.922 PDE|  3.0 5.5 1.9  17 |1.90 18 143 -0.10  2 233 -1.81 72 330|229 27  -95  55 63  -87| 89 GS              
 2003 11 21 04:09: 9.52  45.219  -28.035 PDE|  4.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.59  5 115  0.02  6 206 -1.62 82 343|199 40  -99  31 51  -82| 98 GS              
 2008 12 19 08:31:51.50  47.006  -27.290 PDE|  2.0 5.9 7.8  17 |8.76 28 273 -2.39  2   4 -6.37 61  98|185 74  -88 357 16  -98| 45 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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