Link to USGS home page.
Earthquake Hazards Program

Harvard Moment Tensor Solution

Magnitude 7.0 OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Monday, November 14, 2005 at 21:38:51 UTC

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


November 14, 2005, OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN, MW=7.0

Natasha Maternovskaya
Goran Ekstrom

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C111405A
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 70S,183C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:    72S,184C, T=125
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       21:38:58.7 0.1
LAT 38.21N 0.01;LON 144.94E 0.01
DEP  12.9 0.3;HALF-DURATION  7.5
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**26 D-CM
  MRR=-3.04 0.02; MTT=-0.35 0.01
  MPP= 3.39 0.02; MRT=-0.20 0.06
  MRP= 0.49 0.06; MTP= 0.75 0.01
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  3.57;PLG= 4;AZM=281
 2.(N)      -0.46;     6;    190
 3.(P)      -3.10;    83;     42
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=3.3*10**26
 NP1:STRIKE= 17;DIP=42;SLIP= -81
 NP2:STRIKE=185;DIP=49;SLIP= -98

            #####------           
        #######---------###       
      #######------------####     
    ########--------------#####   
   ########----------------#####  
  #########----------------###### 
   #######------------------##### 
 T #######-------   --------######
   ######-------- P -------#######
 ########--------   -------#######
 ########------------------#######
  ########----------------####### 
  ########---------------######## 
   #######--------------########  
    #######------------########   
      ######---------########     
        #####-----#########       
            ##-########           

Harvard Seismology Home Page

Harvard CMT Catalog Search

 


FirstGov button  Take Pride in America button