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Magnitude 7.7 VANUATU

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 at 22:03:16 UTC

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution


October 7, 2009, VANUATU, MW=7.6

Meredith Nettles

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     M200910072203A  
DATA: II IU CU G  GE 
MANTLE WAVES:  100S, 250C, T=150
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20091007232456
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      22:03:29.2 0.4
LAT:12.64S 0.04;LON:166.27E 0.03
DEP: 46.4  1.2;TRIANG HDUR: 15.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**27 D-CM
RR= 3.160 0.069; TT=-0.229 0.039
PP=-2.930 0.046; RT= 0.132 0.167
RP=-0.559 0.145; TP= 0.691 0.027
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  3.212;PLG=85;AZM= 77
2.(N)      -0.062;     0;    346
3.(P)      -3.149;     5;    256
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 3.18*10**27
NP1: STRIKE=346;DIP=40;SLIP=  90
NP2: STRIKE=166;DIP=50;SLIP=  90

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