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Magnitude 6.4 SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS

Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 16:01:39 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


November 22, 2008, SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS, MW=6.4

Meredith Nettles
Goran Ekstrom

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200811221601A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:109S, 217C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   82S, 122C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 106S, 229C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20081122231749
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      16:01:42.9 0.1
LAT:22.50S 0.01;LON:171.13E 0.01
DEP: 46.2  0.8;TRIANG HDUR:  3.9
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR=-1.590 0.038; TT= 1.550 0.032
PP= 0.042 0.032; RT= 4.710 0.075
RP= 0.689 0.032; TP= 0.814 0.026
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  5.165;PLG=35;AZM=346
2.(N)      -0.177;     6;     80
3.(P)      -4.986;    54;    178
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 5.08*10**25
NP1: STRIKE= 48;DIP=11;SLIP=-122
NP2: STRIKE=261;DIP=80;SLIP= -84

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