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Magnitude 7.0 KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND

Monday, September 29, 2008 at 15:19:32 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


September 29, 2008, KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, MW=7.0

Meredith Nettles

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200809291519A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:112S, 296C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:  108S, 245C, T=150
SURFACE WAVES: 108S, 267C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20080930012308
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      15:19:42.9 0.1
LAT:29.87S 0.01;LON:177.47W 0.00
DEP: 50.0  0.2;TRIANG HDUR:  7.9
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR= 3.890 0.018; TT=-0.255 0.012
PP=-3.640 0.013; RT= 0.398 0.022
RP= 1.800 0.023; TP=-1.140 0.010
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  4.302;PLG=77;AZM=278
2.(N)       0.089;     2;     16
3.(P)      -4.396;    13;    107
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 4.35*10**26
NP1: STRIKE=199;DIP=33;SLIP=  93
NP2: STRIKE= 15;DIP=58;SLIP=  88

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