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Magnitude 7.0 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

Monday, June 30, 2008 at 06:17:43 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 05 18 09:10:53.65 -56.413  -26.863 PDE| 97.0 6.0 1.2  18 |1.05 14 171  0.23 66 297 -1.28 18  76|214 66 -177 123 87  -24| 64 GS              
 2005 06 12 19:26:24.80 -56.293  -27.075 PDE| 88.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.24 63 213  0.16  5 313 -1.39 27  46|148 19  106 311 72   85| 77 GS              
 2005 07 25 19:45:16.07 -56.027  -27.760 PDE| 72.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.50 41 125 -0.14 14  23 -2.36 46 279|284 14   -9  23 88 -104| 89 GS              
 2005 08 04 12:11:20.57 -59.768  -25.886 PDE| 36.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.61 65  65  0.25 10 314 -2.86 23 220|290 24   65 138 69  101| 83 GS              
 2005 09 09 01:20:15.14 -55.645  -27.102 PDE| 19.0 5.5 2.3  17 |1.99 75 198  0.70  9 322 -2.69 13  54|156 33  106 316 58   80| 48 GS              
 2005 11 07 22:11: 1.74 -56.079  -27.350 PDE| 85.0 5.5 2.2  17 |2.04 30 166  0.25 42 287 -2.30 34  53|202 42 -176 109 87  -48| 78 GS              
 2005 11 11 14:58:50.01 -55.698  -27.063 PDE| 22.0 5.9 7.8  17 |6.83 56 248  1.94 22 122 -8.77 25  21| 73 28   38 309 73  113| 56 GS              
 2005 11 22 13:21:23.31 -60.726  -25.319 PDE| 15.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.79 16 304  0.02 11 210 -1.81 70  87| 50 31  -68 204 62 -103| 98 GS              
 2006 01 02 06:10:49.76 -60.957  -21.606 PDE| 22.0 7.1 6.5  19 |6.50 34 295  0.02 54 137 -6.53 10  32| 79 59   18 339 75  147| 99 GS              
 2006 01 05 08:40:45.76 -56.552  -24.954 PDE| 15.0 5.6 3.6  17 |3.51 77 203  0.26  9 333 -3.78 10  65|165 36  105 327 55   80| 86 GS              
 2006 03 09 09:59:53.02 -59.542  -29.660 PDE| 20.0 5.9 7.8  17 |7.27  1 122  0.98 74 215 -8.26 16  32|168 78 -169  76 80  -12| 76 GS              
 2006 05 29 05:20:39.20 -59.590  -26.235 PDE| 32.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.69 75 224 -0.61 14  32 -2.08  3 123|227 44  111  19 50   71| 55 GS              
 2006 11 19 01:55: 5.27 -55.584  -24.871 PDE|  4.0 5.7 5.1  17 |5.32 20 194 -0.42 26  93 -4.90 56 317|320 34  -38  83 70 -118| 84 GS              
 2007 01 20 06:21: 4.56 -55.419  -29.533 PDE|  7.0 6.1 1.8  18 |1.88 28 269 -0.18 55 128 -1.70 18   9| 51 56    8 317 83  146| 81 GS              
 2007 02 28 23:13:15.61 -55.245  -29.142 PDE|  7.0 6.2 2.7  18 |2.82 42 254 -0.33 23 142 -2.49 39  32| 57 23    4 323 88  113| 77 GS              
 2007 04 28 14:02:37.91 -60.789  -20.208 PDE| 21.0 5.9 9.3  17 |9.55 19 301 -0.58 70 133 -8.97  4  33| 79 74   11 345 79  163| 88 GS              
 2007 05 30 19:35:21.44 -59.972  -26.457 PDE| 25.0 5.5 2.0  17 |1.78 86 237  0.34  4  49 -2.12  1 139|233 45   96  45 46   84| 68 GS              
 2007 06 05 15:27: 2.10 -60.182  -26.728 PDE| 15.0 5.5 2.6  17 |2.55 55 325  0.14 18 207 -2.68 28 106|157 24   38  32 76  109| 90 GS              
 2007 06 15 03:48:34.86 -58.596  -26.244 PDE|138.0 5.4 1.7  17 |1.51 49 330  0.33 22 212 -1.84 32 107|146 24   23  36 81  113| 64 GS              
 2007 07 31 02:42:48.01 -56.058  -27.733 PDE|108.0 5.6 3.1  17 |2.98 39 174  0.22 41 308 -3.20 25  62|201 42  167 301 81   49| 86 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
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