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Historical USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 7.2 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at 02:46:28 UTC

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Historical Moment Tensor Solutions

The most recent (20 or less) USGS Moment Tensor Solutions are shown.
Data from the Source Parameter Database.

                        E P I C E N T E R   |          MOMENT  |    P R I N C I P A L  A X E S       |N O D A L  P L A N E S | 
     DATE    TIME (UTC)   LAT      LONG  SRC|DEPTH     VAL  EX |     T            N            P     |     1           2     | %  SRC
  YR  MO DA HR MN SEC     deg      deg      |  km  Mw     Nm   |VAL  PL AZM  VAL  PL AZM  VAL  PL AZM|STK DP SLIP STK DP SLIP| DC
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 2003 04 07 18:28:37.38  36.296  141.679 PDE| 24.0 5.8 6.4  17 |6.11 67 306  0.57  3 209 -6.68 23 118|203 22   83  30 68   93| 83 GS              
 2003 05 26 09:24:33.40  38.849  141.568 PDE| 66.0 7.0 4.1  19 |4.02 66 107  0.21  2  12 -4.23 24 281|  6 21   84 193 69   92| 90 GS              
 2003 07 25 15:13: 7.72  38.432  141.003 PDE| 14.0 5.3 1.1  17 |1.18 71 178 -0.08 19 360 -1.10  0 269|341 48   64 197 49  116| 86 GS              
 2003 07 25 22:13:29.97  38.415  140.996 PDE|  6.0 5.9 9.2  17 |9.33 89 249 -0.16  0 357 -9.17  1  87|177 44   91 357 46   89| 97 GS              
 2003 08 30 10:06:39.97  41.864  142.552 PDE| 54.0 5.5 2.1  17 |2.10 62 260 -0.07 24  49 -2.03 13 145|264 39  131  35 62   62| 93 GS              
 2003 09 20 03:54:50.78  34.998  140.172 PDE| 55.0 5.6 3.3  17 |3.27 46 195  0.01 44  13 -3.28  1 104|229 58  144 340 60   37| 99 GS              
 2003 09 25 19:50: 6.36  41.815  143.910 PDE| 13.0 8.1 1.6  21 |1.56 52 309  0.08  2  41 -1.64 38 132|234  7  103  41 83   88| 90 GS              
 2003 09 26 20:38:22.10  41.988  144.576 PDE| 20.0 6.0 9.8  17 |1.02 47 328 -0.07 31 198 -0.95 27  91|133 33   22  25 78  122| 86 GS              
 2003 09 29 21:22:11.70  41.400  144.151 PDE| 15.0 5.5 2.0  17 |1.99 62 289  0.02  7 186 -2.02 27  93|166 19   69   8 72   97| 98 GS              
 2003 10 09 06:52:57.44  41.471  143.508 PDE| 26.0 5.6 2.5  17 |2.43 57 261  0.12  5 359 -2.54 32  93|202 14  113 358 77   85| 91 GS              
 2003 10 11 00:08:49.14  41.924  144.358 PDE| 18.0 5.8 6.0  17 |6.03 56 321 -0.01 26 184 -6.02 20  84|137 34   38  14 70  118|100 GS              
 2003 10 31 01:06:28.28  37.812  142.619 PDE|  7.0 7.0 3.4  19 |3.55 53 304 -0.32  4  39 -3.23 37 132|246  9  117  39 82   86| 82 GS              
 2003 11 01 13:10: 7.66  37.742  143.083 PDE| 10.0 5.9 8.5  17 |8.39 50 283  0.22  4  18 -8.61 40 111|234  6  126  18 85   86| 95 GS              
 2003 11 14 18:43:51.14  36.396  141.072 PDE| 31.0 5.6 3.1  17 |3.12 62 290 -0.05  8 185 -3.08 26  91|163 20   66   8 72   98| 97 GS              
 2004 03 26 15:20: 6.62  41.863  144.209 PDE| 17.0 5.8 6.0  17 |6.01 54 307  0.07  3 212 -6.08 36 119|190  9   68  32 81   94| 98 GS              
 2004 04 03 23:02: 0.87  36.428  141.008 PDE| 28.0 5.9 8.9  17 |8.83 61 288  0.07  3  24 -8.90 29 116|215 17  101  23 74   87| 98 GS              
 2004 05 29 03:47:10.77  37.752  141.881 PDE| 32.0 5.7 4.5  17 |4.46 61 298  0.07  5 200 -4.53 29 107|184 17   74  21 74   95| 97 GS              
 2004 05 29 20:56: 9.60  34.251  141.406 PDE|  4.0 6.5 6.9  18 |6.75 40 263  0.34 16   7 -7.09 46 115|289 17 -169 188 87  -74| 90 GS              
 2004 07 17 06:10:18.07  34.746  140.218 PDE| 67.0 5.4 1.5  17 |1.55 18 164 -0.15 38 269 -1.40 47  55|212 43 -154 103 73  -50| 81 GS              
 2004 08 10 06:13:33.24  39.633  141.956 PDE| 50.0 5.7 3.8  17 |3.76 69 252  0.08 19  46 -3.84  9 139|250 40  120  33 56   67| 96 GS              

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