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Magnitude 6.6 IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 22:48:51 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


August 12, 2009, IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION, MW=6.6

Liz Starin
Vala Hjorleifsdottir

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200908122248A  
DATA: II IU CU IC G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 93S, 233C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:   83S, 158C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES:  96S, 237C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20090813035116
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      22:48:56.0 0.1
LAT:32.76N 0.00;LON:140.69E 0.00
DEP: 57.1  0.6;TRIANG HDUR:  4.8
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR= 0.400 0.004; TT=-0.045 0.004
PP=-0.355 0.004; RT=-0.195 0.004
RP=-0.780 0.007; TP=-0.298 0.003
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  0.889;PLG=58;AZM= 91
2.(N)       0.091;    11;    198
3.(P)      -0.980;    30;    294
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 9.34*10**25
NP1: STRIKE= 53;DIP=18;SLIP= 126
NP2: STRIKE=195;DIP=76;SLIP=  79

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