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Magnitude 6.1 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION

Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 10:40:14 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


October 11, 2008, VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION, MW=6.1

Goran Ekstrom

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200810111040A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 86S, 177C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   74S, 111C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 101S, 243C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20081011101925
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      10:40:17.7 0.1
LAT:19.33N 0.00;LON: 64.80W 0.01
DEP: 29.0  0.3;TRIANG HDUR:  2.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR= 0.543 0.012; TT= 0.265 0.009
PP=-0.807 0.011; RT=-0.945 0.022
RP=-0.437 0.019; TP= 0.994 0.009
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  1.750;PLG=41;AZM=151
2.(N)      -0.340;    49;    322
3.(P)      -1.408;     4;     57
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 1.58*10**25
NP1: STRIKE=186;DIP=59;SLIP= 152
NP2: STRIKE=291;DIP=66;SLIP=  34

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