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Magnitude 6.7 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Thursday, September 29, 2005 at 15:50:24 UTC

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


September 29, 2005, NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G., MW=6.7

Natasha Maternovskaya

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C092905A
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 72S,191C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:    67S,150C, T=125
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       15:50:32.2 0.1
LAT  5.64S 0.01;LON 152.06E 0.01
DEP  28.5 0.4;HALF-DURATION  4.9
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**26 D-CM
  MRR= 0.73 0.00; MTT=-0.59 0.00
  MPP=-0.14 0.01; MRT= 0.84 0.02
  MRP= 0.48 0.02; MTP=-0.34 0.00
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  1.21;PLG=64;AZM=329
 2.(N)       0.04;     1;     61
 3.(P)      -1.25;    26;    151
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=1.2*10**26
 NP1:STRIKE=243;DIP=19;SLIP=  92
 NP2:STRIKE= 60;DIP=71;SLIP=  89

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