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Magnitude 6.6 SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 14:51:32 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


August 30, 2009, SAMOA ISLANDS REGION, MW=6.6

Vala Hjorleifsdottir

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200908301451A  
DATA: II IU CU G  GE IC 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 93S, 218C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:   97S, 208C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 104S, 254C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20090830212056
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      14:51:40.5 0.0
LAT:15.10S 0.00;LON:172.25W 0.00
DEP: 14.3  0.1;TRIANG HDUR:  4.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR=-0.758 0.004; TT= 0.655 0.004
PP= 0.103 0.003; RT=-0.040 0.008
RP=-0.065 0.009; TP=-0.480 0.003
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  0.933;PLG= 0;AZM=210
2.(N)      -0.165;     7;    120
3.(P)      -0.768;    83;    301
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 8.50*10**25
NP1: STRIKE=307;DIP=45;SLIP= -80
NP2: STRIKE=113;DIP=46;SLIP=-100
             
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