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Magnitude 6.3 NORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA

Monday, November 10, 2008 at 01:22:02 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


November 10, 2008, NORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA, MW=6.3

Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200811100122A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:107S, 262C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   93S, 142C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 106S, 262C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20081110092132
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      01:22:10.7 0.1
LAT:37.55N 0.00;LON: 95.78E 0.01
DEP: 28.7  0.3;TRIANG HDUR:  3.5
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR= 2.270 0.020; TT=-3.230 0.017
PP= 0.956 0.018; RT= 2.070 0.040
RP=-0.882 0.039; TP= 0.075 0.015
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  3.252;PLG=64;AZM= 50
2.(N)       0.692;    17;    281
3.(P)      -3.948;    19;    184
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 3.60*10**25
NP1: STRIKE=248;DIP=30;SLIP=  54
NP2: STRIKE=108;DIP=66;SLIP= 109

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