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Magnitude 7.3 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
Sunday, July 24, 2005 at 15:42:06 UTC

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


July 24, 2005, NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION, MW=7.2

Meredith Nettles
Goran Ekstrom

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C072405A
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 77S,213C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:    77S,190C, T=150
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       15:42:16.0 0.1
LAT  7.95N 0.01;LON  91.85E 0.01
DEP  16.7 0.7;HALF-DURATION 10.1
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**27 D-CM
  MRR= 0.02 0.00; MTT=-0.73 0.00
  MPP= 0.71 0.00; MRT=-0.26 0.03
  MRP=-0.18 0.03; MTP=-0.41 0.00
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  0.83;PLG= 8;AZM= 76
 2.(N)       0.10;    71;    189
 3.(P)      -0.93;    17;    344
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=8.8*10**26
 NP1:STRIKE=121;DIP=72;SLIP=-173
 NP2:STRIKE= 29;DIP=83;SLIP= -18

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