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Harvard Moment Tensor Solution

Magnitude 5.0 NEW MEXICO
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 22:08:22 UTC

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


August 10, 2005, NEW MEXICO, MW=5.0

Meredith Nettles
Goran Ekstrom

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C081005B
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 37S, 48C, T= 40
SURFACE WAVES:   53S, 99C, T= 50
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       22:08:23.6 0.2
LAT 36.90N 0.02;LON 104.80W 0.01
DEP  12.0 FIX;HALF-DURATION  0.8
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**23 D-CM
  MRR=-3.28 0.09; MTT=-0.37 0.09
  MPP= 3.65 0.08; MRT=-0.53 0.27
  MRP= 0.11 0.24; MTP=-0.65 0.08
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  3.76;PLG= 2;AZM=261
 2.(N)      -0.38;    10;    171
 3.(P)      -3.37;    80;    360
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=3.6*10**23
 NP1:STRIKE=  1;DIP=44;SLIP= -76
 NP2:STRIKE=161;DIP=47;SLIP=-103

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