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Magnitude 7.8 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS

Sunday, December 09, 2007 at 07:28:19 UTC

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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 2003 03 10 10:02:41.64 -28.070 -177.679 PDE|133.0 5.9 9.1  17 |9.02 20 100  0.26 45 211 -9.28 38 354|144 47 -164  43 79  -44| 94 GS              
 2003 11 20 02:01:25.22 -24.369 -179.713 PDE|495.0 5.6 3.0  17 |2.66 25  69  0.70 16 167 -3.35 60 285|128 24 -131 352 72  -73| 58 GS              
 2004 03 18 20:04:24.83 -23.759 -176.002 PDE| 18.0 5.9 9.8  17 |9.87 64 273 -0.15 14  34 -9.72 22 130|245 27  124  28 68   74| 97 GS              
 2004 04 05 08:57: 2.49 -23.525 -175.450 PDE|  5.0 5.8 6.1  17 |6.01 45 255  0.12 20   7 -6.13 38 114|266 21  169   6 86   69| 96 GS              
 2004 04 16 16:58:36.94 -24.522 -175.879 PDE|  6.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.05 45 283  0.03  7  21 -1.09 44 118|288  7  178  21 90   83| 94 GS              
 2004 06 14 20:06:13.29 -22.087 -174.937 PDE|  5.0 5.7 5.0  17 |4.73 49 282  0.56 13  27 -5.29 38 127|273 14  156  26 84   77| 79 GS              
 2004 07 13 19:51: 1.67 -24.259 -174.922 PDE| 21.0 5.4 1.7  17 |1.70 12 282  0.00 21  16 -1.70 66 164|347 38 -126 209 60  -66|100 GS              
 2004 08 17 04:49: 3.04 -26.368 -177.926 PDE|165.0 5.7 4.4  17 |4.28  6  85  0.35 50 183 -4.62 39 350|135 59 -155  31 69  -34| 85 GS              
 2005 01 16 08:25: 4.47 -25.528 -176.299 PDE| 20.0 6.2 2.2  18 |2.06 40 308  0.29 50 121 -2.35  3 216|344 60  152  89 66   33| 75 GS              
 2005 05 14 10:02:44.89 -22.696 -176.650 PDE|111.0 5.7 5.1  17 |4.29 65 125  1.67  6  22 -5.95 24 289|  6 21   73 204 70   96| 44 GS              
 2005 06 20 02:44:54.23 -26.718 -176.174 PDE| 17.0 5.6 2.9  17 |2.92 72 316 -0.05  5 211 -2.87 17 119|202 28   80  33 62   95| 97 GS              
 2005 07 11 16:06:25.12 -26.872 -176.524 PDE| 10.0 5.6 3.3  17 |3.20 49 306  0.19 39 145 -3.39 10  47|100 49   33 347 66  134| 89 GS              
 2005 07 11 23:06: 1.74 -27.001 -176.322 PDE|  6.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.10 50 334  0.04 28 204 -1.14 25  99|145 32   27  31 76  119| 93 GS              
 2005 11 24 10:46:38.37 -24.273 -176.313 PDE| 26.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.13 79 276 -0.28  5  31 -1.85 10 122|218 35   98  28 55   84| 74 GS              
 2006 02 26 03:08:27.81 -23.607 -179.989 PDE|536.0 6.4 4.7  18 |5.03 67  66 -0.69 14 192 -4.34 18 287| 39 30  120 185 65   74| 73 GS              
 2006 03 31 13:21: 0.25 -29.435 -176.768 PDE|  7.0 6.5 6.6  18 |6.10 66 329  0.99  4 229 -7.10 23 137|218 22   78  51 68   95| 72 GS              
 2006 09 19 13:29:54.31 -26.151 -175.603 PDE| 19.0 5.7 3.9  17 |3.84 14 255  0.17  9 347 -4.01 73 108|332 32 -107 172 60  -80| 92 GS              
 2006 10 08 13:50:24.11 -23.554 -175.271 PDE|  8.0 5.8 6.2  17 |6.07 16 312  0.35  2  42 -6.43 74 141| 38 29  -95 224 61  -87| 89 GS              
 2006 11 24 19:55: 1.04 -23.422 -175.572 PDE|  5.0 5.7 5.3  17 |5.22 54 317  0.25  1 227 -5.46 36 136|223  9   87  47 81   91| 91 GS              
 2007 01 31 03:15:52.29 -29.776 -178.002 PDE| 34.0 6.4 4.4  18 |5.06 81 287 -1.21  0  20 -3.85  9 110|201 36   91  20 54   89| 52 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
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