Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 5.9 KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:54:34 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 10 02 13:03: 8.75 -30.781 -178.133 PDE| 62.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.66 31 267 -0.17  3 175 -1.49 58  80|175 76  -93   9 14  -77| 80 GS              
 2008 10 05 09:12:36.07 -30.184 -177.176 PDE|  8.0 6.1 2.0  18 |2.24 55 248 -0.77 18   6 -1.47 28 107|  2 76   71 237 24  142| 31 GS              
 2008 11 25 01:36:30.64 -30.244 -177.876 PDE| 32.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.10 77 343 -0.27  9 206 -1.84  8 115| 34 54  101 195 37   75| 74 GS              
 2008 12 09 06:23:59.75 -31.232 -176.924 PDE| 41.0 6.6 9.1  18 |7.86  1 258  2.13  0 168 -9.98 88  48|167 46  -91 349 44  -89| 57 GS              
 2009 01 18 14:11:48.86 -30.199 -177.951 PDE| 35.0 6.3 3.2  18 |3.29 83 283 -0.19  2  33 -3.10  6 124| 32 52   87 217 39   94| 88 GS              
 2009 02 13 02:17:50.02 -30.712 -178.200 PDE| 34.0 5.2 7.9  16 |8.01 87  54 -0.15  1 203 -7.87  1 293| 26 44   93 202 46   88| 96 GS              
 2009 02 17 03:30:53.33 -30.724 -178.617 PDE| 10.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.25 71 153 -0.37 15   7 -0.88  9 274|346 38   64 198 57  109| 41 GS              
 2009 02 18 21:53:45.16 -27.424 -176.330 PDE| 39.0 6.9 2.8  19 |3.04 37 262 -0.62 46  46 -2.43 18 157|293 49  164  34 78   42| 59 GS              
 2009 04 26 00:06:53.15 -30.300 -178.582 PDE|143.0 6.1 1.7  18 |1.72 48 281  0.00  2  14 -1.73 41 106| 14 86   88 225  4  120|100 GS              
 2009 05 16 00:53:51.25 -31.553 -178.833 PDE| 45.0 6.3 4.0  18 |4.56 66 283 -1.93  2  20 -2.63 23 111| 19 69   87 207 21   98| 15 GS              
 2009 05 24 00:58: 2.11 -31.475 -177.683 PDE|  4.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.00 56 270  0.12  6  11 -1.13 32 105| 10 78   83 220 14  120| 79 GS              
 2009 07 25 19:03:20.91 -29.774 -177.693 PDE| 33.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.82 85 282 -0.16  0  13 -2.66  4 103| 13 50   90 193 40   90| 89 GS              
 2009 09 02 18:00: 9.33 -29.395 -178.956 PDE|252.0 6.2 2.3  18 |2.25  1 296  0.03 29 206 -2.29 60  28| 53 51  -51 181 53 -128| 97 GS              
 2009 11 28 09:21:17.98 -29.216 -177.018 PDE| 28.0 5.9 7.9  17 |7.05 84 106  1.47  5 295 -8.52  0 205|289 44   82 121 46   98| 65 GS              
 2009 12 16 12:36:38.54 -31.590 -177.840 PDE| 10.0 5.5 2.2  17 |1.73 31 313  0.71 16 212 -2.43 53  98|209 78 -107  86 21  -34| 42 GS              
 2010 02 17 19:38: 6.35 -29.756 -177.836 PDE| 35.0 5.9 7.6  17 |6.95 72 350  1.23 15 198 -8.16  7 106| 30 55  110 178 40   64| 70 GS              
 2010 11 22 16:18:43.44 -33.625 -178.918 PDE|  6.0 5.9 7.9  17 |7.77 60 281  0.31  8  25 -8.08 29 120| 23 75   82 232 17  118| 92 GS              
 2010 12 12 17:50:36.82 -28.098 -177.106 PDE| 34.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.22  3 289  0.40  1  19 -2.61 87 134|201 48  -88  18 42  -92| 69 GS              
 2010 12 14 01:16:18.82 -32.339 -179.565 PDE| 12.0 5.2 6.7  16 |7.65 36 300 -2.93 18 196 -4.72 49  85|194 83 -108  84 19  -21| 23 GS              
 2010 12 16 02:10:23.64 -30.365 -178.024 PDE| 35.0 5.2 8.7  16 |6.89 77 318  2.90  3  61 -9.80 12 152| 59 57   87 245 33   95| 41 GS              

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