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Magnitude 6.9 GULF OF CALIFORNIA

Monday, August 03, 2009 at 17:59:56 UTC

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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 1988 06 18 22:49:42.37  26.856 -110.996 PDE| 17.0 6.5 8.4  18 |8.16  2  87  0.42 84 194 -8.59  5 357|132 85 -177  42 87   -5| 90 GS              
 1995 08 28 10:46:12.06  26.092 -110.284 PDE| 20.0 6.6 1.0  19 |1.04  4  92  0.01 86 243 -1.05  2   2|137 86  179 227 89    4| 98 GS              
 2001 12 08 23:36:10.66  32.038 -114.906 PDE| 15.0 5.8 6.2  17 |6.29 11  76 -0.20 55 182 -6.09 33 339|123 59 -163  24 75  -32| 94 GS              
 2002 02 22 19:32:41.75  32.319 -115.322 PDE| 10.0 5.6 3.7  17 |3.65 10  68  0.04 77 282 -3.69  7 159|204 78    3 113 88  168| 98 GS              
 2003 03 12 23:41:32.92  26.556 -110.587 PDE| 17.0 6.3 4.1  18 |4.75 19  74 -1.24 71 256 -3.51  1 164|210 76   13 117 77  166| 48 GS              
 2003 11 12 04:54:56.42  28.967 -113.219 PDE|  7.0 5.5 2.5  17 |2.44 18 277  0.02 23 179 -2.46 60  41| 39 34  -44 168 67 -116| 98 GS              
 2004 09 24 14:43:11.37  28.565 -112.725 PDE| 13.0 5.8 7.2  17 |7.35  4  81 -0.25 69 182 -7.10 21 349|127 72 -168  33 78  -18| 93 GS              
 2005 02 22 19:15:49.91  25.669 -109.970 PDE| 20.0 5.6 3.1  17 |3.08 10  95 -0.03 80 274 -3.06  0   5|139 83  173 230 83    7| 98 GS              
 2006 01 04 08:32:32.40  28.164 -112.117 PDE| 13.0 6.5 6.8  18 |7.05 12  81 -0.51 73 214 -6.53 12 348|125 73 -180  35 90  -17| 86 GS              
 2006 07 30 01:20:59.25  26.864 -111.209 PDE| 21.0 5.9 8.8  17 |9.21 12  83 -0.81 76 236 -8.40  6 352|127 77  176 218 86   13| 82 GS              
 2007 02 25 15:00:41.15  26.146 -110.421 PDE| 24.0 5.9 8.7  17 |9.06 10  90 -0.77 80 253 -8.29  3 359|134 81  175 225 85    9| 83 GS              
 2007 03 13 02:59: 4.40  26.261 -110.537 PDE| 25.0 6.0 1.1  18 |1.13  8  94  0.01 78 226 -1.13  9   3|139 78 -179  49 89  -12| 98 GS              
 2008 08 07 02:18:13.83  26.640 -111.000 PDE| 14.0 5.3 1.0  17 |1.00 18  91  0.03 69 243 -1.04  8 358|226 83   19 133 71  173| 94 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
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