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Magnitude 7.2 XINJIANG-XIZANG BORDER REGION

Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 22:33:01 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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 1982 01 23 17:37:30.26  31.696   82.246 PDE| 17.0 6.2 2.9  18 |2.81  1  95  0.18 31   4 -2.99 59 186|212 52  -49 338 53 -130| 88 GS              
 1986 07 06 19:24:22.99  34.424   80.161 PDE|  8.0 5.7 4.3  17 |4.49 14 157 -0.37 44  53 -4.13 43 260|288 50  -24  35 72 -137| 84 GS              
 1996 11 19 10:44:46.06  35.345   78.133 PDE| 38.0 6.9 2.5  19 |2.54  5 318  0.02 84 164 -2.56  3  48| 93 84    2   3 88  174| 98 GS              
 1998 05 28 21:11:44.13  37.388   78.843 PDE| 10.0 5.6 3.1  17 |3.13 40 198  0.03 15 301 -3.16 46  47|224 15 -167 122 87  -75| 98 GS              
 2004 10 26 02:11:33.44  31.024   81.154 PDE|  9.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.77  3  62  0.09 12 152 -1.86 78 319|140 44 -107 343 49  -74| 90 GS              
 2005 08 25 21:08:13.03  36.944   79.169 PDE|  8.0 5.3 1.2  17 |1.15 84 225  0.04  3 102 -1.18  5  12| 98 40   85 285 50   94| 93 GS              
 2006 09 11 18:12:22.33  35.472   78.225 PDE|  8.0 5.3 1.0  17 |1.03  1 143 -0.01 21  53 -1.02 69 235|253 48  -62  34 49 -118| 98 GS              
 2007 05 05 08:51:39.09  34.248   81.967 PDE|  7.0 5.8 6.5  17 |6.49  6  90 -0.06 28 183 -6.43 61 350|152 46 -131  24 57  -56| 98 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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