Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 4.5 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Saturday, February 09, 2013 at 19:09:00 UTC

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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 2008 12 18 06:47:13.62  38.429  143.002 PDE| 14.0 5.3 1.1  17 |1.10 68 297 -0.04  1  30 -1.06 21 121| 30 66   89 213 24   93| 93 GS              
 2008 12 20 10:29:23.10  36.541  142.425 PDE| 21.0 6.2 2.9  18 |2.46 49 210  0.71 29 343 -3.17 24  88|335 76   59 222 34  153| 55 GS              
 2008 12 21 09:16:44.74  36.541  142.317 PDE| 14.0 5.8 6.8  17 |7.44 26  92 -1.54 37 340 -5.90 41 208|232 39  -14 334 81 -128| 59 GS              
 2009 01 31 21:51:52.18  36.719  141.148 PDE| 30.0 5.7 4.4  17 |3.52 57 292  1.49  3  27 -5.00 31 119| 27 77   87 222 13  104| 40 GS              
 2009 02 15 09:24:31.70  40.239  142.236 PDE| 33.0 5.6 3.6  17 |3.40 61 325  0.39 14 206 -3.79 23 109| 32 71  106 171 25   52| 79 GS              
 2009 02 22 14:24:11.66  41.749  144.020 PDE| 21.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.38 60 262 -0.04 13  17 -1.34 25 113| 13 72   76 231 23  126| 94 GS              
 2009 03 07 14:33: 4.91  41.796  143.693 PDE| 25.0 5.3 1.3  17 |1.29 62 313  0.04 14 192 -1.33 22  96| 19 70  106 159 26   54| 94 GS              
 2009 06 05 03:30:33.06  41.824  143.445 PDE| 28.0 6.3 3.1  18 |3.26 59 291 -0.24  4  30 -3.02 29 122| 29 75   85 228 16  108| 85 GS              
 2009 06 06 05:52:43.30  35.483  140.914 PDE| 30.0 5.7 4.2  17 |4.76 16 206 -1.39 37 310 -3.38 47  97|256 43 -153 145 72  -50| 42 GS              
 2009 06 23 07:37:17.57  38.850  142.389 PDE| 37.0 5.6 2.8  17 |2.92 77  79 -0.33 11 240 -2.59  3 331|231 50   75  74 42  107| 77 GS              
 2010 01 17 06:04:36.52  37.938  143.599 PDE|  7.0 5.6 2.9  17 |3.29 33 286 -0.94  5 192 -2.35 55  94|192 79  -96  38 13  -64| 43 GS              
 2010 02 16 01:57:16.44  40.332  143.651 PDE|  9.0 5.3 9.9  16 |1.04 63 281 -0.09 15  46 -0.94 20 142| 40 67   73 259 28  125| 83 GS              
 2010 02 28 08:17:44.34  34.832  141.468 PDE|  5.0 5.6 3.3  17 |3.29 49 309  0.03  2  42 -3.32 40 134| 42 85   88 246  5  114| 98 GS              
 2010 03 13 12:46:26.38  37.594  141.299 PDE| 70.0 5.6 3.0  17 |3.01 14 308  0.04  1 218 -3.06 75 124|218 59  -91  41 31  -88| 97 GS              
 2010 03 14 08:08: 3.96  37.745  141.590 PDE| 35.0 6.4 5.3  18 |5.41 61 312 -0.16 15 191 -5.25 23  94| 18 70  107 156 26   51| 94 GS              
 2010 06 13 03:32:57.24  37.372  141.625 PDE| 29.0 5.8 5.7  17 |5.84 77  90 -0.32  8 224 -5.52  8 316| 56 37  104 218 54   79| 89 GS              
 2010 07 04 21:55:51.98  39.697  142.369 PDE| 25.0 6.2 2.5  18 |2.59 64 289 -0.17  6  33 -2.42 24 126| 31 70   83 231 21  109| 87 GS              
 2010 09 13 05:47:47.29  41.497  141.986 PDE| 48.0 5.8 7.0  17 |6.76 71 295  0.48  1 202 -7.25 19 111| 22 64   91 199 26   87| 87 GS              
 2010 09 29 08:00: 0.50  37.257  139.883 PDE|  3.0 5.5 2.1  17 |2.20 61  69 -0.19 10 177 -2.01 27 272| 25 20  119 174 73   80| 83 GS              
 2010 12 06 07:30:32.71  40.904  142.967 PDE| 22.0 5.7 4.5  17 |4.13 62 308  0.76  4 210 -4.88 28 119| 32 73   94 199 18   78| 69 GS              

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