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Magnitude 6.9 VANUATU

Monday, September 08, 2008 at 18:52:06 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


September 9, 2008, VANUATU, MW=6.9

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200809081852A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:106S, 275C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:  106S, 241C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 106S, 269C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20080909182341
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      18:52:15.0 0.1
LAT:13.37S 0.00;LON:166.75E 0.00
DEP:125.5  0.2;TRIANG HDUR:  7.0
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR= 3.150 0.010; TT=-0.432 0.010
PP=-2.720 0.009; RT=-0.167 0.009
RP=-0.557 0.009; TP=-0.117 0.010
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  3.209;PLG=84;AZM=115
2.(N)      -0.431;     2;      3
3.(P)      -2.780;     5;    273
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 2.99*10**26
NP1: STRIKE=  1;DIP=40;SLIP=  87
NP2: STRIKE=185;DIP=50;SLIP=  93

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