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Magnitude 6.3 EASTERN XIZANG

Monday, October 06, 2008 at 08:30:45 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


October 6, 2008, EASTERN XIZANG, MW=6.4

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200810060830A  
DATA: IU CU II IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:105S, 236C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   92S, 165C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 107S, 248C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20081006092205
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      08:30:52.5 0.1
LAT:29.64N 0.01;LON: 90.46E 0.00
DEP: 12.0  FIX;TRIANG HDUR:  3.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR=-3.200 0.027; TT=-0.735 0.025
PP= 3.940 0.026; RT=-1.120 0.075
RP= 0.680 0.077; TP= 1.850 0.024
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  4.594;PLG= 2;AZM=289
2.(N)      -0.720;    27;    198
3.(P)      -3.868;    63;     23
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 4.23*10**25
NP1: STRIKE= 44;DIP=49;SLIP= -53
NP2: STRIKE=175;DIP=53;SLIP=-125

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