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Magnitude 6.9 VANUATU

Monday, September 08, 2008 at 18:52:06 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 12 14 06:45:41.94 -14.596  167.928 PDE|  7.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.84 87 288 -0.89  1 173 -1.94  2  83|172 43   88 354 47   92| 37 GS              
 2006 03 07 06:28:55.05 -14.805  167.368 PDE|133.0 6.2 2.5  18 |2.54 50 158 -0.03 39 352 -2.50  7 257|312 51   36 197 63  135| 98 GS              
 2006 03 15 05:27:54.37 -16.871  167.242 PDE| 18.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.70 16 311  0.01 12 218 -2.71 70  92| 59 31  -66 211 62 -104| 99 GS              
 2006 04 17 23:49:56.87 -12.475  166.508 PDE| 23.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.10 75  47  0.01  3 150 -1.11 15 241|335 31   97 148 60   86| 98 GS              
 2006 04 30 08:17:34.86 -15.103  167.441 PDE|121.0 6.1 1.8  18 |1.67 78 168  0.17 11   8 -1.84  4 278|356 42   73 198 50  105| 82 GS              
 2006 07 06 15:11:36.72 -10.483  165.117 PDE| 58.0 5.7 5.3  17 |5.32 71 323 -0.07 12 194 -5.25 14 101|175 33   67  21 60  104| 97 GS              
 2006 08 07 22:18:55.09 -15.798  167.789 PDE|149.0 6.8 1.9  19 |2.06 13 153 -0.39 36  54 -1.67 51 260|280 45  -34  36 67 -130| 62 GS              
 2006 10 18 10:45:32.93 -15.053  167.266 PDE|118.0 6.3 3.7  18 |3.66 75 171  0.06 14   9 -3.72  4 278|353 43   69 201 51  108| 97 GS              
 2007 01 23 17:16:20.88 -13.100  167.054 PDE|182.0 5.8 7.2  17 |7.36 61 174 -0.39 29 357 -6.97  1 266|330 51   51 202 53  128| 89 GS              
 2007 04 21 17:20:31.93 -13.838  166.843 PDE| 32.0 5.9 9.7  17 |9.58 88  29  0.26  2 171 -9.83  1 261|352 44   92 169 46   88| 95 GS              
 2007 04 25 13:34:14.23 -14.285  166.863 PDE| 55.0 6.3 4.1  18 |3.99 63 151  0.21 20 286 -4.20 17  23|141 33  130 277 65   68| 90 GS              
 2007 06 05 09:33:42.31 -14.838  166.785 PDE| 23.0 5.6 3.5  17 |3.52 74  28  0.05 13 174 -3.57  8 266| 11 38  111 165 55   74| 97 GS              
 2007 06 22 17:32:44.74 -11.597  166.312 PDE| 35.0 5.5 2.2  17 |2.16 81 355 -0.01  8 178 -2.15  0  88|169 45   78   6 46  102| 99 GS              
 2007 07 15 09:27:34.48 -15.383  168.597 PDE| 13.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.35 73  77 -0.02  8 193 -1.33 15 285| 25 31  105 188 61   81| 97 GS              
 2007 08 01 17:08:51.40 -15.595  167.680 PDE|120.0 7.2 7.0  19 |7.35 73  96 -0.69  2 193 -6.67 17 284| 17 28   95 192 62   88| 81 GS              
 2007 08 12 12:05:19.85 -11.378  166.273 PDE| 35.0 6.0 1.2  18 |1.17 79 347  0.12 11 169 -1.29  0  79|158 46   74 360 46  105| 81 GS              
 2007 09 02 01:05:18.15 -11.610  165.762 PDE|                  |     65  55                    25 235|145 70   90 325 20   90|    GS              
 2007 09 24 11:55: 6.26 -11.774  166.182 PDE| 20.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.85 61  52 -0.01 16 175 -1.83 23 272| 32 26  130 169 70   73| 99 GS              
 2007 11 10 16:11:24.51 -11.547  166.279 PDE| 39.0 5.7 4.3  17 |4.24 74 329  0.22 14 176 -4.46  6  84|  7 53  108 159 40   68| 90 GS              
 2007 12 28 04:11:19.78 -13.618  166.566 PDE| 20.0 5.5 2.2  17 |1.92 86 162  0.49  3 350 -2.42  0 260|347 45   86 173 46   94| 60 GS              

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