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Magnitude 7.0 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

Monday, June 30, 2008 at 06:17:43 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


June 30, 2008, EAST OF SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS, MW=6.9

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200806300617A  
DATA: II IU CU G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 96S, 232C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:   96S, 222C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES:  95S, 222C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20080630112033
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      06:17:52.7 0.1
LAT:58.32S 0.00;LON: 21.78W 0.01
DEP: 23.8  0.4;TRIANG HDUR:  7.3
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR= 0.083 0.014; TT=-3.220 0.014
PP= 3.140 0.014; RT=-0.423 0.030
RP=-0.199 0.030; TP= 0.919 0.012
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  3.291;PLG= 5;AZM= 98
2.(N)       0.106;    82;    224
3.(P)      -3.394;     6;      8
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 3.34*10**26
NP1: STRIKE=143;DIP=82;SLIP=-179
NP2: STRIKE= 53;DIP=89;SLIP=  -8

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