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Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 6.7 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 01:25:12 UTC

Historic Moment Tensor Solutions World Location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

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 11 24 14:54:17.40  -4.265  152.710 PDE| 16.0 5.7 4.2  17 |4.39 85 335 -0.33  5 160 -4.05  0  70|156 45   83 345 46   97| 85 GS              
 2003 11 25 20:19:46.29  -5.581  150.880 PDE| 36.0 6.6 7.5  18 |7.95 83   1 -0.98  1  98 -6.97  7 189|280 38   92  98 52   89| 75 GS              
 2003 12 18 05:41:57.61  -6.347  151.384 PDE| 49.0 5.8 6.3  17 |6.52 66 270 -0.49 23  71 -6.03  7 164|278 43  125  54 56   62| 85 GS              
 2004 01 05 06:53:48.44  -3.589  151.016 PDE| 34.0 5.6 2.8  17 |2.62  7 349  0.37 76 106 -3.00 12 258| 34 77 -176 303 86  -13| 75 GS              
 2004 01 08 23:05:56.56  -5.996  149.301 PDE| 35.0 5.8 5.4  17 |5.94 84 140 -1.01  4 271 -4.93  5   1| 96 40   97 267 50   84| 66 GS              
 2004 01 09 22:35:31.19  -6.072  149.401 PDE| 34.0 6.2 2.6  18 |2.27 82  34  0.58  5 265 -2.86  6 174|259 39   82  89 51   96| 59 GS              
 2004 01 15 07:26:53.01  -3.528  151.064 PDE| 30.0 6.2 2.1  18 |1.83  1 352  0.44 81  89 -2.27  9 262| 38 83 -174 307 84   -7| 61 GS              
 2004 01 28 10:10:26.88  -5.612  151.801 PDE| 26.0 5.5 2.1  17 |2.00 61  35  0.13 15 277 -2.12 25 180|242 24   52 103 71  106| 88 GS              
 2004 03 06 06:26:42.13  -5.112  152.588 PDE| 25.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.76 75  51 -0.38 12 269 -1.39  9 177|253 37   70  98 55  105| 57 GS              
 2004 03 27 06:19:36.89  -6.256  154.760 PDE| 46.0 5.9 6.9  17 |6.87 83  61  0.11  0 330 -6.98  7 240|330 38   90 150 52   90| 97 GS              
 2004 05 13 09:58:43.45  -3.584  150.730 PDE| 23.0 6.2 2.4  18 |2.29 15 325  0.17 75 163 -2.46  4  57|102 77    7  10 83  166| 86 GS              
 2004 07 01 19:28:45.29  -5.910  148.662 PDE| 51.0 5.6 3.0  17 |3.06 88 122 -0.06  1 339 -3.01  1 249|338 44   88 160 46   92| 96 GS              
 2004 11 16 10:06:54.50  -5.627  151.452 PDE| 27.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.14 71  32 -0.01 13 260 -1.14 13 167|239 34   66  88 60  105| 98 GS              
 2005 01 14 08:33:14.46  -4.238  152.717 PDE| 21.0 6.1 1.8  18 |1.73 19 160  0.11 70 352 -1.83  4 251|297 74   11 204 79  164| 88 GS              
 2005 02 07 20:02:17.69  -4.525  153.187 PDE| 44.0 6.1 1.7  18 |1.66 35  87  0.17 30 202 -1.82 40 321|118 30 -175  23 88  -60| 81 GS              
 2005 02 20 12:14:51.81  -4.694  153.108 PDE| 40.0 5.5 2.3  17 |2.21 27  20  0.11 53 247 -2.32 23 122|162 53    3  70 87  143| 91 GS              
 2005 02 23 11:33:52.90  -6.245  150.660 PDE| 20.0 5.8 5.9  17 |6.29  7 142 -0.72 11 234 -5.57 77  21|219 39 -108  63 53  -76| 77 GS              
 2005 03 26 05:03: 1.23  -6.777  153.616 PDE| 10.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.44  2 348  0.01 23 257 -1.45 66  83|101 48  -57 237 51 -121| 99 GS              
 2005 05 10 21:17:13.27  -5.647  154.428 PDE| 79.0 5.5 1.7  17 |1.66 66 199  0.04 23   2 -1.70  6  95|208 44  124 345 55   62| 95 GS              
 2005 06 15 10:13:59.39  -4.595  153.191 PDE| 56.0 6.2 2.6  18 |2.70 76 320 -0.28 11 102 -2.42  8 194|297 38  108  94 54   76| 79 GS              

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