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Magnitude 6.2 NORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA

Friday, August 28, 2009 at 01:52:06 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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 1993 10 26 11:38:21.96  38.477   98.655 PDE|                  |     54 108                     1 200|140 56  135 259 54   44|    GS              
 2000 09 12 00:27:58.62  35.389   99.343 PDE| 14.0 6.1 1.8  18 |1.65  1 288  0.24 81 193 -1.90  9  18| 63 83   -6 153 84 -173| 75 GS              
 2001 11 18 21:59:52.53  35.726   93.691 PDE|  6.0 5.5 2.2  17 |2.11 78  20  0.10  6 263 -2.21 11 172|255 35   80  87 56   97| 91 GS              
 2001 11 19 17:45:23.45  35.763   93.672 PDE|  5.0 5.3 1.3  17 |1.13 72  87  0.28 18 275 -1.41  2 184|257 45   65 111 50  113| 60 GS              
 2002 12 14 13:27:29.10  39.736   97.443 PDE|  4.0 5.6 3.0  17 |2.96 82  59  0.02  7 275 -2.98  5 184|267 41   80 101 50   99| 99 GS              
 2003 04 17 00:48:38.58  37.529   96.476 PDE| 10.0 6.2 2.2  18 |2.17 73  73 -0.02 15 281 -2.14  8 189|262 40   66 112 54  109| 98 GS              
 2004 03 16 21:23:19.86  37.558   96.668 PDE| 19.0 5.2 6.8  16 |6.73 70 193  0.11 14  60 -6.84 14 327| 38 33   64 249 60  106| 97 GS              
 2004 05 04 05:04:58.35  37.506   96.758 PDE| 14.0 5.5 2.0  17 |1.90  1  93  0.20 82 354 -2.09  8 183|227 83   -5 318 85 -173| 81 GS              
 2004 05 10 23:27:25.49  37.485   96.604 PDE|  7.0 5.6 2.9  17 |2.85 60  64  0.12 27 275 -2.97 14 178|237 39   45 110 64  120| 92 GS              
 2008 11 10 01:22: 2.57  37.565   95.833 PDE| 17.0 6.1 1.6  18 |1.67 72  29 -0.17  6 277 -1.50 16 185|265 29   76 101 61   98| 80 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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