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Monday, August 10, 2009 at 20:07:07 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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 2005 10 19 11:44:42.79  36.405  140.839 PDE| 29.0 6.3 3.1  18 |3.12 62 302 -0.07  5 203 -3.05 27 110|188 18   74  24 73   95| 96 GS              
 2005 10 23 10:08:14.74  37.377  134.556 PDE|389.0 5.9 9.7  17 |9.41 57 102  0.49  9 358 -9.89 32 263|325 16   56 180 77   99| 90 GS              
 2005 11 15 20:20:45.79  33.336  141.351 PDE| 24.0 5.7 4.5  17 |4.12 82  85  0.74  1 349 -4.87  8 258|347 37   88 169 53   91| 70 GS              
 2005 12 16 18:32:16.42  38.506  141.900 PDE| 32.0 5.9 1.0  18 |1.08 59 309 -0.08 11 200 -1.00 29 104|166 19   55  23 75  101| 85 GS              
 2006 01 01 07:11:57.01  31.394  140.131 PDE| 20.0 5.6 2.9  17 |3.10 71 157 -0.31  6  48 -2.79 18 316| 37 28   77 232 63   97| 80 GS              
 2006 02 03 04:37:36.36  36.156  141.449 PDE| 23.0 5.7 5.1  17 |5.01 57 276  0.19 11  24 -5.19 30 120|241 18  128  21 76   79| 93 GS              
 2006 03 28 13:32:47.62  31.713  137.746 PDE|401.0 5.9 1.0  18 |1.10 45  62 -0.13 12 163 -0.96 43 264| 69 12  176 163 89   78| 76 GS              
 2006 04 20 17:50:40.45  34.858  139.207 PDE| 25.0 5.6 2.7  17 |2.55 25  36  0.29 63 241 -2.83 10 131|176 65   11  81 80  155| 80 GS              
 2007 01 15 18:17:59.25  34.892  138.640 PDE|163.0 5.9 8.5  17 |8.28 28  46  0.40 43 167 -8.68 33 295| 83 43 -176 349 87  -47| 91 GS              
 2007 03 25 00:41:57.82  37.336  136.588 PDE|  7.0 6.6 9.1  18 |8.86 64  16  0.43 23 223 -9.29 11 129|193 40   52  58 60  117| 91 GS              
 2007 04 01 02:51: 5.30  32.349  137.607 PDE|369.0 5.7 4.7  17 |5.04 43  63 -0.71 20 173 -4.32 40 281| 77 20  174 172 88   70| 72 GS              
 2007 07 16 01:13:22.37  37.535  138.446 PDE|  8.0 6.5 6.3  18 |6.32 85 272 -0.07  3  44 -6.24  4 134|228 42   95  41 49   86| 98 GS              
 2007 07 16 06:37:40.43  37.502  138.467 PDE| 10.0 5.6 3.2  17 |3.19 74  96 -0.06 13 242 -3.13  8 334| 80 38  112 233 55   74| 96 GS              
 2007 07 16 14:17:37.34  36.808  134.850 PDE|362.0 6.8 1.8  19 |1.72 27 146  0.17 40  31 -1.89 38 259|287 41  -11  25 83 -131| 82 GS              
 2007 08 01 08:16: 0.18  33.905  136.613 PDE|367.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.05 30  43 -0.19 46 171 -1.86 28 295| 78 47  178 169 89   43| 81 GS              
 2007 11 26 13:51:39.80  37.392  141.586 PDE| 29.0 5.8 6.8  17 |7.03 62 290 -0.58  2  25 -6.45 27 116| 25 73   87 214 17   99| 83 GS              
 2008 05 07 16:02: 2.60  36.178  141.545 PDE| 21.0 6.2 2.3  18 |2.37 58 289 -0.20  4  27 -2.17 31 120| 26 77   85 227 14  110| 83 GS              
 2008 05 07 16:45:18.70  36.164  141.526 PDE| 28.0 6.7 1.2  19 |1.18 61 310 -0.05 10 200 -1.13 26 105| 24 72  101 172 21   59| 92 GS              
 2008 05 08 23:21: 6.96  36.108  141.683 PDE| 19.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.00 53 259  0.06 17  13 -2.05 31 114| 10 79   73 249 21  147| 94 GS              
 2008 09 05 15:12: 3.17  32.634  137.049 PDE|408.0 5.3 1.1  17 |0.97 13  23  0.17 40 125 -1.13 46 279| 74 48 -152 324 70  -46| 70 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
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World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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