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Magnitude 6.4 VANUATU

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 11:23:33 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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 2005 09 25 22:58:54.69 -17.484  167.774 PDE| 34.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.68 61 174  0.10 27  19 -2.78 10 283|345 42   48 215 60  121| 93 GS              
 2005 12 14 06:45:41.94 -14.596  167.928 PDE|  7.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.84 87 288 -0.89  1 173 -1.94  2  83|172 43   88 354 47   92| 37 GS              
 2006 01 23 06:02:58.14 -17.391  167.715 PDE| 21.0 6.3 3.6  18 |3.61 72 123  0.01 11 356 -3.62 14 263|337 32   69 182 60  103| 99 GS              
 2006 03 07 06:28:55.05 -14.805  167.368 PDE|133.0 6.2 2.5  18 |2.54 50 158 -0.03 39 352 -2.50  7 257|312 51   36 197 63  135| 98 GS              
 2006 03 15 05:27:54.37 -16.871  167.242 PDE| 18.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.70 16 311  0.01 12 218 -2.71 70  92| 59 31  -66 211 62 -104| 99 GS              
 2006 04 30 08:17:34.86 -15.103  167.441 PDE|121.0 6.1 1.8  18 |1.67 78 168  0.17 11   8 -1.84  4 278|356 42   73 198 50  105| 82 GS              
 2006 08 07 22:18:55.09 -15.798  167.789 PDE|149.0 6.8 1.9  19 |2.06 13 153 -0.39 36  54 -1.67 51 260|280 45  -34  36 67 -130| 62 GS              
 2006 10 03 18:03:13.43 -18.840  169.001 PDE|158.0 6.3 3.6  18 |3.24 73  67  0.64  3 165 -3.88 17 256|350 28   95 164 62   87| 67 GS              
 2006 10 18 10:45:32.93 -15.053  167.266 PDE|118.0 6.3 3.7  18 |3.66 75 171  0.06 14   9 -3.72  4 278|353 43   69 201 51  108| 97 GS              
 2007 01 23 17:16:20.88 -13.100  167.054 PDE|182.0 5.8 7.2  17 |7.36 61 174 -0.39 29 357 -6.97  1 266|330 51   51 202 53  128| 89 GS              
 2007 03 25 00:40: 1.61 -20.617  169.357 PDE| 40.0 7.1 5.5  19 |5.53 80  92  0.02  1 354 -5.55 10 264|353 35   88 175 55   92| 99 GS              
 2007 03 31 21:55:24.80 -20.514  169.169 PDE| 24.0 5.6 3.3  17 |3.21 69  65  0.28  2 330 -3.49 21 239|326 24   85 151 66   92| 84 GS              
 2007 04 03 20:26: 9.59 -20.633  168.994 PDE| 20.0 6.1 1.6  18 |1.58 68  64  0.00  5 166 -1.58 22 258|357 24  102 164 67   85|100 GS              
 2007 04 04 11:00:27.94 -20.715  168.828 PDE| 20.0 6.1 1.7  18 |1.62 24 276  0.17 19  15 -1.79 59 139|333 27 -135 201 71  -70| 81 GS              
 2007 04 04 11:02:29.62 -20.688  169.056 PDE| 18.0 6.2 2.9  18 |2.84 63  70  0.11  0 339 -2.94 27 249|339 18   90 159 72   90| 93 GS              
 2007 04 21 17:20:31.93 -13.838  166.843 PDE| 32.0 5.9 9.7  17 |9.58 88  29  0.26  2 171 -9.83  1 261|352 44   92 169 46   88| 95 GS              
 2007 04 25 13:34:14.23 -14.285  166.863 PDE| 55.0 6.3 4.1  18 |3.99 63 151  0.21 20 286 -4.20 17  23|141 33  130 277 65   68| 90 GS              
 2007 06 05 09:33:42.31 -14.838  166.785 PDE| 23.0 5.6 3.5  17 |3.52 74  28  0.05 13 174 -3.57  8 266| 11 38  111 165 55   74| 97 GS              
 2007 07 15 09:27:34.48 -15.383  168.597 PDE| 13.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.35 73  77 -0.02  8 193 -1.33 15 285| 25 31  105 188 61   81| 97 GS              
 2007 07 20 17:23:53.77 -20.775  168.462 PDE|  7.0 5.6 3.0  17 |2.86 10  44  0.19 10 312 -3.05 76 178|146 36  -73 306 56 -102| 88 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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