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Magnitude 6.5 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 12:22:02 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 09 06 15:46:59.92 -57.419  -25.639 PDE| 33.0 5.6 3.0  17 |3.12 81 251 -0.21  3 142 -2.91  9  51|137 36   85 324 54   94| 87 GS              
 2003 09 30 08:01:33.11 -60.318  -33.401 PDE| 14.0 5.8 7.4  17 |7.60  9 320 -0.47 80 164 -7.13  4  50| 95 81    4   5 86  171| 88 GS              
 2003 10 20 16:50:18.42 -58.090  -26.248 PDE|112.0 5.6 3.3  17 |3.26  6 168  0.02 59 268 -3.28 31  74|216 64 -162 117 73  -27| 99 GS              
 2003 10 30 06:00:45.07 -60.711  -25.152 PDE|  4.0 5.7 3.9  17 |3.73  2 151  0.25 21 242 -3.98 68  55|220 47 -120  80 51  -62| 87 GS              
 2004 09 11 21:52:38.30 -57.976  -25.342 PDE| 27.0 6.1 1.6  18 |1.47 77 254  0.30  0 162 -1.77 13  72|161 32   89 342 58   91| 66 GS              
 2004 10 26 20:48:10.58 -57.067  -24.829 PDE|  4.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.41 44 244 -0.31  5 339 -1.10 45  73|252  5 -176 159 90  -85| 56 GS              
 2004 10 26 22:53: 7.86 -57.071  -24.679 PDE|  4.0 6.4 4.8  18 |4.93 46 238 -0.22  7 336 -4.71 43  72|233  7  168 336 88   83| 91 GS              
 2005 05 04 14:49:26.47 -57.954  -25.593 PDE| 36.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.49 76 192 -0.09 14   7 -1.40  1  98|202 46  110 354 48   71| 88 GS              
 2005 08 04 12:11:20.57 -59.768  -25.886 PDE| 36.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.61 65  65  0.25 10 314 -2.86 23 220|290 24   65 138 69  101| 83 GS              
 2005 11 22 13:21:23.31 -60.726  -25.319 PDE| 15.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.79 16 304  0.02 11 210 -1.81 70  87| 50 31  -68 204 62 -103| 98 GS              
 2006 01 02 06:10:49.76 -60.957  -21.606 PDE| 22.0 7.1 6.5  19 |6.50 34 295  0.02 54 137 -6.53 10  32| 79 59   18 339 75  147| 99 GS              
 2006 03 09 09:59:53.02 -59.542  -29.660 PDE| 20.0 5.9 7.8  17 |7.27  1 122  0.98 74 215 -8.26 16  32|168 78 -169  76 80  -12| 76 GS              
 2006 05 29 05:20:39.20 -59.590  -26.235 PDE| 32.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.69 75 224 -0.61 14  32 -2.08  3 123|227 44  111  19 50   71| 55 GS              
 2006 08 20 03:41:48.04 -61.029  -34.371 PDE| 27.0 7.0 3.5  19 |3.42 10 311  0.13 80 139 -3.55  1  41| 87 82    6 356 84  172| 93 GS              
 2006 08 20 13:34:59.98 -60.913  -34.057 PDE| 27.0 5.9 9.0  17 |8.79  5 318  0.33 84 172 -9.12  4  48| 93 84    1   3 89  174| 93 GS              
 2006 09 06 11:42:41.45 -60.844  -34.166 PDE| 16.0 5.7 3.8  17 |3.34 10 299  0.89 80 129 -4.23  2  29| 74 82    6 343 84  172| 58 GS              
 2007 04 28 14:02:37.91 -60.789  -20.208 PDE| 21.0 5.9 9.3  17 |9.55 19 301 -0.58 70 133 -8.97  4  33| 79 74   11 345 79  163| 88 GS              
 2007 05 30 19:35:21.44 -59.972  -26.457 PDE| 25.0 5.5 2.0  17 |1.78 86 237  0.34  4  49 -2.12  1 139|233 45   96  45 46   84| 68 GS              
 2007 06 05 15:27: 2.10 -60.182  -26.728 PDE| 15.0 5.5 2.6  17 |2.55 55 325  0.14 18 207 -2.68 28 106|157 24   38  32 76  109| 90 GS              
 2007 06 15 03:48:34.86 -58.596  -26.244 PDE|138.0 5.4 1.7  17 |1.51 49 330  0.33 22 212 -1.84 32 107|146 24   23  36 81  113| 64 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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