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Magnitude 6.5 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION

2003 September 22 04:45:36 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report

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

USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solution

 03/09/22 04:45:35.87
 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION       
 Epicenter:  19.675  -70.666
 MW 6.4

 USGS MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth  10         No. of sta: 34
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**18 Nm
   Mrr=-0.61       Mtt=-0.42
   Mff= 1.02       Mrt=-3.92
   Mrf= 2.56       Mtf=-0.62
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  4.81  Plg=40  Azm=224
   N        0.01      11      125
   P       -4.81      48       23

 Best Double Couple:Mo=4.8*10**18
  NP1:Strike= 15 Dip=11 Slip= -19
  NP2:       124     86      -101
                                      
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution

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For more information, contact Stuart Sipkin sipkin@usgs.gov


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