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Magnitude 6.8 NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 05:05:18 UTC

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


May 14, 2005, NIAS REGION, INDONESIA, MW=6.7

Meredith Nettles

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C051405A
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 81S,229C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:    76S,176C, T=125
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       05:05:24.3 0.1
LAT  0.42N 0.01;LON  98.18E 0.01
DEP  40.8 0.4;HALF-DURATION  5.7
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**26 D-CM
  MRR= 1.01 0.01; MTT=-0.28 0.00
  MPP=-0.73 0.01; MRT= 0.65 0.01
  MRP=-1.00 0.01; MTP= 0.50 0.00
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  1.55;PLG=65;AZM= 57
 2.(N)       0.04;     0;    147
 3.(P)      -1.60;    25;    237
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=1.6*10**26
 NP1:STRIKE=327;DIP=20;SLIP=  90
 NP2:STRIKE=147;DIP=70;SLIP=  90

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