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Magnitude 6.8 EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 15:26:20 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


July 23, 2008, EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN, MW=6.8  

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200807231526A  
DATA: II IU CU IC GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 91S, 250C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:   85S, 189C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES:  95S, 259C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20080723171858
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      15:26:24.4 0.1
LAT:39.78N 0.00;LON:141.52E 0.00
DEP:102.0  0.4;TRIANG HDUR:  5.9
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR=-1.270 0.008; TT= 0.430 0.007
PP= 0.839 0.007; RT=-0.107 0.006
RP= 1.440 0.006; TP= 0.130 0.006
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  1.573;PLG=27;AZM=274
2.(N)       0.436;     5;    181
3.(P)      -2.010;    63;     82
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 1.79*10**26
NP1: STRIKE= 16;DIP=19;SLIP= -75
NP2: STRIKE=180;DIP=72;SLIP= -95

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