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Magnitude 7.3 LOYALTY ISLANDS

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 at 12:46:12 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


April 9, 2008, LOYALTY ISLANDS, MW=7.3

Goran Ekstrom
Meredith Nettles

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200804091246A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:107S, 294C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:  105S, 266C, T=150
SURFACE WAVES: 106S, 223C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20080409212058
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      12:46:24.5 0.1
LAT:20.07S 0.01;LON:168.79E 0.01
DEP: 36.2  0.3;TRIANG HDUR: 10.5
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**27 D-CM
RR= 0.851 0.004; TT=-0.128 0.002
PP=-0.724 0.003; RT= 0.274 0.012
RP=-0.438 0.010; TP= 0.331 0.002
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  0.996;PLG=74;AZM= 51
2.(N)       0.015;     4;    154
3.(P)      -1.012;    15;    245
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 1.00*10**27
NP1: STRIKE=340;DIP=30;SLIP=  97
NP2: STRIKE=152;DIP=60;SLIP=  86

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