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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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 1982 06 19 06:21:58.00  13.313  -89.339 PDE| 58.0 7.3 1.1  20 |1.09 22  49  0.03 18 312 -1.13 61 186|169 28  -50 305 69 -109| 95 GS              
 1996 07 22 08:30:21.26  13.076  -88.723 PDE| 35.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.44 10  38 -0.06  5 129 -2.38 79 247|122 36  -99 313 55  -84| 95 GS              
 1997 07 06 20:13:37.03  16.157  -87.917 PDE| 37.0 6.1 1.7  18 |1.66 12 284  0.12 74 145 -1.78 10  16| 60 74    1 330 89  164| 87 GS              
 1997 11 09 22:56:42.75  13.849  -88.808 PDE|184.0 6.4 5.4  18 |4.98 67  47  0.80  4 309 -5.78 23 217|300 22   81 130 68   94| 72 GS              
 1997 12 18 15:02: 0.32  13.840  -88.739 PDE|179.0 6.1 1.5  18 |1.35 66  39  0.26  0 130 -1.61 24 220|310 22   91 130 69   90| 68 GS              
 1999 07 11 14:14:16.53  15.782  -88.330 PDE| 14.0 6.7 1.2  19 |1.20 14 302  0.03 75 149 -1.23  7  33| 78 75    5 347 85  165| 95 GS              
 1999 12 01 19:23: 6.01  17.647  -82.356 PDE| 12.0 6.3 3.1  18 |3.16 13 309 -0.02 76 145 -3.14  4  40| 85 78    7 354 83  168| 99 GS              
 1999 12 15 00:00:44.42  17.189  -85.134 PDE| 19.0 5.7 4.7  17 |4.28  8 295  0.84 76 168 -5.12 11  27| 71 76   -2 161 88 -166| 67 GS              
 2001 01 13 17:33:32.38  13.049  -88.660 PDE| 36.0 7.6 2.9  20 |3.17  9  34 -0.47  3 125 -2.70 81 233|121 37  -95 307 54  -86| 70 GS              
 2001 02 13 14:22: 5.82  13.671  -88.938 PDE| 15.0 6.5 6.2  18 |6.17  5  51 -0.02 81 173 -6.14  7 321| 96 81 -178   6 88   -9| 99 GS              
 2001 02 28 18:50:13.02  13.283  -88.827 PDE| 54.0 6.0 1.4  18 |1.37 57  18  0.15  0 288 -1.52 33 198|288 12   89 108 78   90| 80 GS              
 2001 03 16 00:01:18.38  13.144  -88.699 PDE| 36.0 5.8 6.5  17 |6.91 59  60 -0.89 17 299 -6.02 25 201|258 25   46 125 72  108| 74 GS              
 2002 12 23 13:46:11.36  16.957  -85.578 PDE| 13.0 6.0 1.2  18 |1.18  8 302  0.01 81 147 -1.18  4  33| 78 82    3 347 87  172| 98 GS              
 2004 06 08 08:55:52.74  17.510  -83.458 PDE| 14.0 5.9 7.9  17 |7.88 15 292 -0.01 71 152 -7.87 12  25| 68 71    2 338 88  161|100 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 09 23 13:48:30.46  16.129  -87.473 PDE| 17.0 5.9 8.3  17 |8.22 17 295  0.11 65 163 -8.33 18  30| 72 65    0 163 90 -155| 97 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              
 2007 03 09 21:01:37.80  13.261  -87.387 PDE|225.0 5.6 3.5  17 |3.08 56  50  0.75  4 315 -3.83 34 223|298 12   72 136 79   94| 61 GS              
 2008 03 27 09:42:57.62  17.199  -84.835 PDE| 16.0 5.6 3.2  17 |2.26 15 122  1.44 71 266 -3.70 10  29|165 72  177 257 87   18| 22 GS              

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