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Magnitude 6.5 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 00:53:52 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


May 16, 2009, KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION, MW=6.5
 
Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200905160053A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES:109S, 277C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:   98S, 191C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 105S, 254C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20090518115129
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      00:53:58.3 0.1
LAT:31.58S 0.00;LON:178.16W 0.00
DEP: 47.4  0.2;TRIANG HDUR:  4.4
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR= 6.560 0.040; TT=-0.275 0.032
PP=-6.280 0.030; RT= 0.522 0.033
RP= 2.950 0.034; TP=-2.080 0.024
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  7.206;PLG=78;AZM=272
2.(N)       0.355;     3;     16
3.(P)      -7.556;    12;    107
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 7.38*10**25
NP1: STRIKE=201;DIP=33;SLIP=  95
NP2: STRIKE= 14;DIP=57;SLIP=  86

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