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Magnitude 6.9 POTOSI, BOLIVIA
Thursday, November 17, 2005 at 19:26:56 UTC

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


November 17, 2005, POTOSI, BOLIVIA, MW=6.8

Natasha Maternovskaya

CENTROID, MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
HARVARD EVENT-FILE NAME C111705A
DATA USED: GSN
L.P. BODY WAVES: 68S,173C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:    62S,130C, T=125
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME       19:26:59.5 0.1
LAT 22.49S 0.01;LON  68.09W 0.01
DEP 157.8 0.6;HALF-DURATION  6.3
MOMENT TENSOR; SCALE 10**26 D-CM
  MRR=-0.77 0.02; MTT=-0.35 0.02
  MPP= 1.13 0.02; MRT=-0.18 0.01
  MRP=-1.72 0.02; MTP=-0.61 0.02
 PRINCIPAL AXES:
 1.(T) VAL=  2.22;PLG=29;AZM= 79
 2.(N)      -0.29;    20;    180
 3.(P)      -1.93;    54;    300
BEST DOUBLE COUPLE:M0=2.1*10**26
 NP1:STRIKE=127;DIP=24;SLIP=-146
 NP2:STRIKE=  5;DIP=77;SLIP= -70

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