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Magnitude 6.8 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

Monday, October 15, 2007 at 12:29:39 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


October 15, 2007, SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND, MW=6.8

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200710151229A  
DATA: II IU CU IC GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 86S, 222C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:   64S, 109C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES:  74S, 150C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20071015101108
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      12:29:44.9 0.1
LAT:44.75S 0.01;LON:167.21E 0.01
DEP: 16.8  0.4;TRIANG HDUR:  6.2
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR= 1.210 0.012; TT=-0.143 0.012
PP=-1.070 0.013; RT= 0.080 0.032
RP=-1.510 0.057; TP=-0.869 0.011
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  2.064;PLG=59;AZM= 65
2.(N)       0.043;    21;    194
3.(P)      -2.110;    22;    293
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 2.09*10**26
NP1: STRIKE= 57;DIP=29;SLIP= 137
NP2: STRIKE=186;DIP=70;SLIP=  68

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