Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 6.8 TONGA

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 12:47:16 UTC

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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 2006 05 17 21:57:49.07 -20.617 -173.972 PDE|  4.0 5.8 7.3  17 |7.31 39 286 -0.02  6 192 -7.29 51  95| 55  8  -46 191 84  -96| 99 GS              
 2006 07 03 13:40: 0.96 -20.485 -176.109 PDE|205.0 5.4 1.8  17 |1.80 25 115  0.01  4  23 -1.80 65 284|214 21  -78  21 70  -94| 99 GS              
 2006 08 15 23:53:46.77 -21.189 -176.250 PDE|156.0 6.1 2.1  18 |2.05 34 127  0.04 35   9 -2.09 37 248|275 35   -3   8 88 -125| 96 GS              
 2006 09 03 04:26:29.41 -21.801 -175.146 PDE| 34.0 5.6 3.2  17 |3.17 61 197  0.13 28  32 -3.30  6 298|  1 46   49 232 57  124| 92 GS              
 2006 10 08 13:50:24.11 -23.554 -175.271 PDE|  8.0 5.8 6.2  17 |6.07 16 312  0.35  2  42 -6.43 74 141| 38 29  -95 224 61  -87| 89 GS              
 2006 11 24 19:55: 1.04 -23.422 -175.572 PDE|  5.0 5.7 5.3  17 |5.22 54 317  0.25  1 227 -5.46 36 136|223  9   87  47 81   91| 91 GS              
 2006 11 30 11:33:17.02 -21.297 -174.677 PDE|  7.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.34 55 301 -0.03  2  33 -1.31 35 124|223 10  100  33 80   88| 96 GS              
 2006 12 02 09:52:13.21 -17.774 -174.314 PDE|133.0 5.8 5.8  17 |4.86 21 360  1.78 55 236 -6.64 27 101|139 55   -4 231 87 -145| 46 GS              
 2006 12 17 12:51: 8.66 -21.258 -174.472 PDE| 10.0 5.7 4.2  17 |4.40 77 298 -0.40  0 207 -4.00 13 117|207 32   89  27 58   90| 82 GS              
 2007 02 05 09:55:51.10 -20.609 -175.650 PDE| 22.0 5.7 5.3  17 |5.34 10 264 -0.15 78 109 -5.18  5 354| 39 79    4 309 86  169| 94 GS              
 2007 05 27 18:12:34.77 -20.069 -174.519 PDE| 36.0 5.6 3.1  17 |3.19 65 116 -0.17 25 304 -3.02  3 212|279 47   56 144 53  122| 89 GS              
 2007 08 26 12:37:31.19 -17.457 -174.335 PDE|                  |     40 105                    50 285| 15 85  -90 195  5  -90|    GS              
 2007 08 27 17:11:59.63 -17.311 -172.249 PDE|                  |     25 300                    65 120|210 70  -90  30 20  -90|    GS              
 2008 04 15 17:24:56.48 -18.696 -175.959 PDE| 11.0 5.6 3.0  17 |2.81 21 232  0.32 61  96 -3.13 18 329|281 88  151  12 61    2| 80 GS              
 2008 06 26 21:19:15.58 -20.768 -173.342 PDE| 42.0 6.2 2.5  18 |2.33 68  38  0.30 18 188 -2.63  9 281| 33 39  121 176 58   68| 77 GS              
 2008 10 09 17:49:58.60 -21.030 -174.420 PDE|  9.0 5.7 4.0  17 |4.24 73 273 -0.66  6  25 -3.59 14 116| 22 60   83 216 31  102| 69 GS              
 2008 10 19 05:10:33.91 -21.863 -173.819 PDE| 35.0 6.8 2.2  19 |2.21 77  37 -0.01 12 200 -2.20  3 290|190 50   74  34 43  108| 99 GS              
 2008 10 19 12:55: 5.69 -21.972 -173.700 PDE| 12.0 5.5 2.5  17 |2.80 11 307 -0.69  7 215 -2.12 76  91|210 57  -99  47 34  -76| 51 GS              
 2008 10 22 12:55:57.39 -18.414 -175.351 PDE|241.0 6.3 4.0  18 |4.01 27 127  0.04  9  32 -4.04 60 284|241 20  -60  30 73 -100| 98 GS              
 2008 11 05 03:41:43.22 -17.321 -174.362 PDE|178.0 5.7 3.8  17 |3.62 31   0  0.27 39 239 -3.89 34 115|238 89 -130 147 40   -2| 86 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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