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Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

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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 1996 09 08 08:08:13.46 -15.573  -73.049 PDE|103.0 5.6 3.2  17 |3.91  9  74 -1.49  0 344 -2.42 81 254|164 36  -90 344 54  -90| 24 GS              
 1996 11 12 16:59:44.03 -14.993  -75.675 PDE| 18.0 7.5 2.0  20 |1.93 64 136  0.17 24 344 -2.10 11 249|312 40   51 178 60  118| 84 GS              
 1996 11 13 02:41:39.94 -14.843  -75.692 PDE| 21.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.26 60 106  0.03 18 343 -1.29 24 244|302 26   47 169 71  109| 95 GS              
 1996 11 13 12:32: 9.82 -15.474  -75.414 PDE|  8.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.11 56  84 -0.02 10 339 -1.08 32 242|301 16   51 161 77  101| 96 GS              
 1996 11 14 11:44: 6.74 -14.802  -75.746 PDE| 18.0 5.6 2.8  17 |2.74 62 120  0.08 22 342 -2.81 17 245|306 34   49 173 65  114| 94 GS              
 1997 02 09 12:32:36.29 -14.486  -76.276 PDE| 19.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.15 61  79 -0.04  1 171 -1.10 29 262|355 16   94 171 74   89| 93 GS              
 1998 02 19 04:21:30.53 -10.973  -74.439 PDE|  3.0 5.8 6.4  17 |6.38 74 285 -0.03 14 139 -6.35  9  47|121 38   68 329 55  106| 99 GS              
 2001 02 21 15:20:21.39 -11.276  -74.514 PDE|  7.0 5.6 3.3  17 |3.54 42 282 -0.47 36 151 -3.06 28  40| 79 37   14 338 82  126| 73 GS              
 2001 06 23 20:33:14.13 -16.265  -73.641 PDE|  8.0 8.3 3.3  21 |3.25 48  65  0.03  5 329 -3.28 41 235|273  6   34 149 87   95| 98 GS              
 2001 07 03 12:57:42.64 -16.623  -73.971 PDE|  5.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.02 59  62  0.06  2 156 -2.08 31 247|345 14   99 155 76   88| 94 GS              
 2001 07 05 13:53:48.36 -16.086  -73.987 PDE| 68.0 6.6 8.6  18 |8.72 23  67 -0.22 33 321 -8.51 48 185|202 37  -24 312 76 -124| 95 GS              
 2002 05 11 10:43: 7.89 -10.424  -78.506 PDE| 47.0 5.7 3.8  17 |3.82 67 234  0.00 16   6 -3.82 16 101|213 32  121 357 63   72|100 GS              
 2003 05 28 21:26:47.29 -12.394  -77.172 PDE| 36.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.38 76 254  0.55  7 134 -2.93 12  42|123 33   77 318 58   98| 62 GS              
 2003 07 31 07:14:44.14 -10.132  -74.310 PDE|130.0 5.6 3.0  17 |3.07 33  48 -0.23 21 152 -2.84 49 269| 87 23 -158 336 81  -68| 85 GS              
 2004 09 28 21:32:18.67 -15.690  -74.529 PDE| 27.0 5.7 4.2  17 |4.08 59 115  0.17 20 349 -4.25 23 250|306 28   44 176 71  111| 92 GS              
 2005 02 17 03:12:46.85 -10.927  -76.101 PDE|128.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.76  2 267  0.01 65 173 -1.78 25 359| 40 71  -17 136 74 -160| 99 GS              
 2005 05 03 19:11:39.77 -14.922  -74.623 PDE| 34.0 5.9 9.2  17 |9.68 18 138 -0.92 68 354 -8.76 12 232|276 68    4 184 86  158| 81 GS              
 2006 09 30 16:26:56.12 -15.588  -73.160 PDE|106.0 6.0 1.4  18 |1.62 14  82 -0.41 51 334 -1.20 35 182|216 55  -17 316 76 -144| 49 GS              
 2006 10 20 10:48:56.01 -13.457  -76.677 PDE| 26.0 6.6 1.0  19 |1.00 61  87  0.02  0 357 -1.02 29 267|356 16   89 177 74   90| 96 GS              
 2006 10 26 22:54:32.32 -13.371  -76.618 PDE| 25.0 5.9 8.2  17 |8.00 63  81  0.47  3 178 -8.47 27 270|  8 19  101 177 72   86| 89 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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