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Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 19:41:25 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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 2003 07 13 21:21:56.33  12.868  -90.017 PDE| 20.0 5.3 1.0  17 |0.92 67  81  0.24 22 281 -1.16  7 188|254 42   56 116 56  117| 59 GS              
 2003 08 25 06:28:35.18  14.034  -91.069 PDE| 31.0 5.9 8.9  17 |9.56  0 199 -1.23 22 109 -8.33 68 289|309 49  -61  89 49 -119| 74 GS              
 2004 02 25 18:22:23.65  13.991  -92.145 PDE|  5.0 5.9 8.1  17 |6.92 64 354  2.37  9 104 -9.28 24 198|306 23  114 100 69   80| 49 GS              
 2004 08 18 09:03:10.12  16.427  -94.944 PDE| 67.0 5.8 6.7  17 |6.67  7  83  0.02 55 343 -6.69 34 178|215 61  -21 316 72 -149| 99 GS              
 2004 11 20 22:01:45.66  13.376  -90.056 PDE| 28.0 6.2 2.4  18 |2.10 69  16  0.67 16 152 -2.77 14 246|357 34  119 143 61   72| 52 GS              
 2004 12 13 15:23:41.01  13.385  -89.370 PDE| 48.0 5.9 8.3  17 |8.20 54  43  0.23 10 299 -8.43 35 202|254 14   43 121 80  100| 95 GS              
 2005 03 17 13:37:37.11  15.144  -91.381 PDE|187.0 6.1 2.1  18 |2.00 64  42  0.22  0 133 -2.22 26 223|314 19   91 133 71   90| 80 GS              
 2005 10 07 17:43: 1.63  13.295  -89.347 PDE| 46.0 5.7 4.1  17 |4.05 41  14  0.20 39 147 -4.25 25 259| 39 40  166 140 81   51| 91 GS              
 2005 12 16 10:24:58.88  12.252  -89.521 PDE| 25.0 5.6 3.5  17 |3.49  2  49 -0.07 18 319 -3.42 72 145|156 46  -65 303 49 -113| 96 GS              
 2006 03 04 08:11:37.03  12.598  -89.356 PDE|  4.0 5.7 4.9  17 |4.94 63  55 -0.03  0 324 -4.91 27 234|323 18   89 144 72   90| 99 GS              
 2006 06 27 13:03: 9.22  14.986  -94.140 PDE| 11.0 5.8 5.8  17 |5.81 56  35  0.00 15 283 -5.81 30 184|237 20   43 106 77  105|100 GS              
 2006 12 03 20:52:15.91  13.994  -91.207 PDE| 57.0 5.9 9.9  17 |1.20 36  46 -0.42 15 305 -0.78 50 197|189 16  -25 303 83 -105| 30 GS              
 2007 06 08 13:32: 0.77  13.835  -90.766 PDE| 31.0 5.8 5.7  17 |4.81 82 348  1.75  8 156 -6.56  2 246|344 44  101 149 47   79| 47 GS              
 2007 06 13 19:29:40.18  13.554  -90.618 PDE| 25.0 6.5 8.0  18 |7.45 74 359  1.19 15 154 -8.64  7 246|352 41  113 143 53   72| 72 GS              
 2007 07 06 01:09:19.00  16.350  -93.990 PDE|116.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.37 36  45 -0.12  7 140 -1.25 53 240|103 11 -128 321 81  -83| 82 GS              
 2007 07 23 22:30: 8.45  14.381  -90.954 PDE|100.0 5.5 2.2  17 |2.16 67 351  0.11 19 132 -2.26 14 226|340 35  123 121 61   69| 90 GS              
 2007 11 26 17:41:40.60  15.280  -93.363 PDE| 79.0 5.6 3.1  17 |2.84 32  55  0.51  1 146 -3.35 57 238|141 12  -95 327 78  -89| 70 GS              
 2008 01 23 05:49:32.20  14.278  -94.037 PDE|  5.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.81 69  32  0.05  7 282 -1.86 19 190|268 27   74 106 65   98| 95 GS              
 2008 02 12 12:50:18.49  16.357  -94.304 PDE| 83.0 6.4 5.1  18 |5.04 14  64  0.19 17 329 -5.22 66 191|178 34  -57 320 62 -110| 93 GS              
 2008 03 13 23:01:18.32  14.463  -93.462 PDE|  2.0 5.5 2.3  17 |2.58 49 359 -0.72 13 106 -1.85 36 206|350 15  154 104 83   76| 44 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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