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Magnitude 6.3 OFFSHORE CARABOBO, VENEZUELA

Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 20:06:24 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


September 12, 2009, OFFSHORE ARAGUA, VENEZUELA, MW=6.3

Meredith Nettles


CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200909122006A  
DATA: II IU G  GE CU 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 85S, 184C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   73S, 141C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES:  91S, 207C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20090913031749
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      20:06:30.8 0.1
LAT:10.76N 0.00;LON: 67.98W 0.00
DEP: 12.0  FIX;TRIANG HDUR:  3.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR=-0.224 0.019; TT=-0.228 0.019
PP= 0.452 0.021; RT= 0.607 0.051
RP=-1.210 0.057; TP=-3.970 0.016
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  4.460;PLG=16;AZM= 48
2.(N)      -0.548;    73;    206
3.(P)      -3.912;     6;    316
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 4.19*10**25
NP1: STRIKE= 91;DIP=75;SLIP= 173
NP2: STRIKE=183;DIP=83;SLIP=  15

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