Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 4.8 NEAR S. COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Friday, March 01, 2013 at 16:35:25 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 05 08 23:21: 6.96  36.108  141.683 PDE| 19.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.00 53 259  0.06 17  13 -2.05 31 114| 10 79   73 249 21  147| 94 GS              
 2008 05 30 07:25:39.80  30.802  141.523 PDE| 16.0 5.6 3.2  17 |3.41 62 283 -0.36  3 187 -3.05 27  95|  8 72   94 177 18   79| 79 GS              
 2008 07 19 02:39:28.70  37.552  142.214 PDE| 21.0 6.8 2.2  19 |2.29 57 295 -0.25  2 201 -2.04 32 110| 23 77   92 191 13   79| 78 GS              
 2008 07 21 11:30:29.28  37.186  142.051 PDE| 20.0 5.8 5.6  17 |5.64 61 306 -0.12 10 196 -5.51 26 100| 20 72  101 166 21   58| 96 GS              
 2008 09 05 15:12: 3.17  32.634  137.049 PDE|408.0 5.3 1.1  17 |0.97 13  23  0.17 40 125 -1.13 46 279| 74 48 -152 324 70  -46| 70 GS              
 2008 10 01 09:38:12.32  30.165  138.780 PDE|392.0 5.7 4.4  17 |3.63 24  44  1.23 25 147 -4.86 52 276| 93 30 -148 335 74  -63| 49 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 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 08 09 10:55:55.11  33.167  137.944 PDE|297.0 7.1 4.9  19 |4.57 43  86  0.58 11 187 -5.15 43 288| 97 11  180 188 90   79| 77 GS              
 2009 08 12 22:48:51.42  32.821  140.395 PDE| 50.0 6.6 9.1  18 |8.78 58  84  0.65 14 200 -9.43 27 298| 61 22  133 196 74   74| 86 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 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 06 28 12:07:25.12  30.672  141.593 PDE|  7.0 5.7 3.9  17 |4.43 65 289 -1.52  4 188 -2.90 23  96| 10 69   95 176 22   77| 31 GS              
 2010 08 26 15:08: 4.91  36.116  136.773 PDE|277.0 5.4 1.7  17 |1.76 23 183  0.00 39 294 -1.75 41  71|124 79  -50 226 41 -164|100 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              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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