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Magnitude 6.6 NEAR THE COAST OF NICARAGUA
Saturday, July 02, 2005 at 02:16:43 UTC

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


July 2, 2005, NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA, MW=6.6

Meredith Nettles

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C070205A
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 76S,204C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:    72S,157C, T=125
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       02:16:54.7 0.1
LAT 11.01N 0.01;LON  86.78W 0.01
DEP  34.9 0.4;HALF-DURATION  4.9
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**26 D-CM
  MRR= 0.70 0.00; MTT=-0.47 0.00
  MPP=-0.22 0.00; MRT= 0.62 0.01
  MRP=-0.35 0.01; MTP= 0.37 0.00
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  1.00;PLG=67;AZM= 25
 2.(N)       0.04;     3;    123
 3.(P)      -1.03;    22;    214
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=1.0*10**26
 NP1:STRIKE=310;DIP=23;SLIP=  98
 NP2:STRIKE=121;DIP=67;SLIP=  86

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