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Magnitude 7.3 OFFSHORE HONDURAS

Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 08:24:45 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


May 28, 2009, OFFSHORE HONDURAS, MW=7.3

Meredith Nettles
Liz Starin

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     M200905280824A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
MANTLE WAVES:   96S, 242C, T=150
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20090528121905
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      08:25:05.3 0.1
LAT:16.47N 0.01;LON: 87.17W 0.01
DEP: 14.4  0.8;TRIANG HDUR: 11.0
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**27 D-CM
RR=-0.068 0.005; TT=-0.758 0.005
PP= 0.826 0.005; RT=-0.352 0.049
RP= 0.350 0.047; TP= 0.680 0.004
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  1.117;PLG=11;AZM=288
2.(N)       0.077;    65;    174
3.(P)      -1.194;    22;     22
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 1.16*10**27
NP1: STRIKE= 63;DIP=67;SLIP=  -8
NP2: STRIKE=157;DIP=82;SLIP=-156

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