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Magnitude 6.1 BHUTAN

Monday, September 21, 2009 at 08:53:06 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


September 21, 2009, BHUTAN, MW=6.1

Vala Hjorleifsdottir

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C200909210853A  
DATA: II IU CU G  GE 
L.P.BODY WAVES: 89S, 171C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   61S,  73C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES:  85S, 184C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20090921131550
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      08:53:11.7 0.1
LAT:27.22N 0.01;LON: 91.58E 0.01
DEP: 12.0  FIX;TRIANG HDUR:  2.8
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**25 D-CM
RR= 0.337 0.007; TT=-0.446 0.006
PP= 0.108 0.007; RT= 1.900 0.018
RP=-0.317 0.021; TP= 0.075 0.006
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  1.908;PLG=51;AZM= 10
2.(N)       0.117;     1;    279
3.(P)      -2.026;    39;    189
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 1.97*10**25
NP1: STRIKE=274;DIP= 6;SLIP=  85
NP2: STRIKE= 99;DIP=84;SLIP=  91
             
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