Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 7.0 RYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN
Friday, February 26, 2010 at 20:31:27 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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 2001 11 25 14:31:57.78  23.031  125.362 PDE|  6.0 5.6 2.8  17 |2.90  2  16 -0.25 30 285 -2.65 60 109|133 51  -50 260 54 -128| 83 GS              
 2001 12 08 20:29:34.23  28.251  129.574 PDE| 31.0 6.1 1.5  18 |1.29 55 254  0.44  2 161 -1.72 35  70|151 10   80 342 80   92| 49 GS              
 2002 03 26 03:45:48.70  23.346  124.090 PDE| 22.0 6.4 5.3  18 |5.34 59   8 -0.03 19 244 -5.31 24 145|202 27   45  70 71  110| 99 GS              
 2003 07 09 17:15:14.64  29.736  129.968 PDE| 53.0 5.5 2.3  17 |2.10  3  71  0.30 20 340 -2.41 70 170|181 45  -61 323 52 -116| 75 GS              
 2004 09 23 01:55:23.89  25.075  127.147 PDE| 26.0 5.3 9.5  16 |9.32 77   1  0.44  8 234 -9.76 10 142|223 36   77  59 55  100| 91 GS              
 2004 12 29 13:20:29.28  28.919  130.444 PDE| 33.0 5.6 3.7  17 |3.54 65 303  0.34  5 203 -3.87 25 111|191 21   77  25 70   95| 82 GS              
 2005 12 03 16:10:39.55  29.338  130.290 PDE| 26.0 5.9 1.0  18 |0.94 64 307  0.13  1 215 -1.07 26 124|212 20   87  35 71   91| 76 GS              
 2006 08 12 18:39:17.24  28.789  130.016 PDE| 21.0 5.4 1.5  17 |1.49 68 321  0.03  7 214 -1.52 21 122|199 24   73  37 67   98| 96 GS              
 2006 08 31 22:58:25.80  28.798  130.030 PDE| 29.0 5.5 2.5  17 |2.38 76 233  0.22 14  57 -2.60  1 327| 43 46   70 250 48  109| 83 GS              
 2006 11 17 18:03:12.26  28.591  129.895 PDE| 24.0 6.1 1.7  18 |1.64 57 296  0.07 21  62 -1.71 24 163|289 28  140  55 72   68| 92 GS              
 2006 12 10 15:28: 9.33  29.761  130.516 PDE| 31.0 5.7 4.3  17 |4.03 60 354  0.57 19 227 -4.59 22 129|187 28   46  54 70  110| 75 GS              
 2007 04 20 00:26:40.60  25.722  125.093 PDE|  6.0 6.0 1.4  18 |1.50  7 154 -0.14  9 245 -1.37 79  27|234 39 -104  72 52  -79| 81 GS              
 2007 04 20 01:45:56.11  25.710  125.108 PDE|  7.0 6.2 2.2  18 |2.27  3 164 -0.10 22 255 -2.17 68  67|232 47 -121  93 51  -61| 91 GS              
 2007 04 20 05:23:11.28  25.683  125.244 PDE|  7.0 5.5 1.9  17 |1.99  7 156 -0.15 29 250 -1.84 60  53|216 46 -133  90 58  -55| 85 GS              
 2007 04 20 19:37:58.23  27.471  128.379 PDE| 39.0 5.7 4.6  17 |4.65 74 323  0.00  2 227 -4.65 16 136|224 29   87  48 61   92|100 GS              
 2007 07 31 15:07:35.32  27.343  126.897 PDE| 28.0 5.9 7.6  17 |6.76  4 315  1.70 80 201 -8.46  9  46| 90 81   -3 181 87 -171| 60 GS              
 2007 08 07 00:02:24.20  27.292  126.836 PDE| 26.0 5.9 9.6  17 |0.85  4 319  0.22 80 209 -1.06 10  50| 94 80   -4 185 86 -170| 58 GS              
 2008 07 08 07:42:10.73  27.532  128.334 PDE| 41.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.26 73 311  0.10  0  43 -1.36 16 133| 43 61   89 224 29   91| 85 GS              
 2009 02 21 00:12:56.04  28.875  130.864 PDE| 14.0 5.3 1.2  17 |1.34  9 315 -0.28 29 220 -1.06 58  60|201 61 -125  76 44  -45| 58 GS              
 2009 03 26 19:19:59.56  27.415  126.702 PDE|150.0 5.9 1.0  18 |1.06 11  80 -0.11 41 181 -0.95 45 338|131 49 -152  22 69  -44| 79 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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