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Magnitude 6.2 TONGA

Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 21:19:15 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


June 26, 2008, TONGA, MW=6.1

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200806262119A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:101S, 240C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   77S, 109C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 104S, 233C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20080627081935
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      21:19:18.9 0.1
LAT:21.00S 0.01;LON:172.95W 0.00
DEP: 57.8  0.3;TRIANG HDUR:  2.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR= 1.250 0.011; TT= 0.209 0.009
PP=-1.460 0.009; RT= 0.361 0.008
RP=-0.710 0.009; TP=-0.166 0.008
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  1.539;PLG=68;AZM= 40
2.(N)       0.098;    16;    178
3.(P)      -1.638;    14;    272
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 1.59*10**25
NP1: STRIKE= 24;DIP=35;SLIP= 120
NP2: STRIKE=169;DIP=60;SLIP=  71

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