Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 7.3 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 13:34:59 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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 2008 01 24 22:29:53.06  -6.026  146.619 PDE| 31.0 5.7 5.0  17 |4.90 38  27  0.20 39 256 -5.10 26 141|180 40   11  82 83  130| 92 GS              
 2008 02 03 17:10:25.19  -6.065  149.873 PDE| 30.0 5.3 9.7  16 |1.10 74   7 -0.35  3 110 -0.75 15 202|298 30   98 109 61   86| 36 GS              
 2008 06 19 00:36:45.70  -4.932  151.754 PDE|110.0 5.5 1.9  17 |1.76 60 264  0.26  9  12 -2.02 27 107|  9 73   80 220 20  119| 74 GS              
 2008 06 25 15:41:28.00  -5.266  151.690 PDE| 41.0 5.7 4.7  17 |5.29 83  10 -1.50  2 256 -3.79  5 165|253 39   86  78 51   93| 43 GS              
 2008 07 11 09:58:49.93  -2.943  147.821 PDE|  2.0 5.7 4.6  17 |5.10 47 303 -1.31 14 197 -3.78 38  95| 19 85  105 126 15   18| 49 GS              
 2008 07 20 21:13:36.34  -3.792  150.896 PDE|  4.0 5.5 1.9  17 |1.65 11 349  0.44 78 178 -2.08  1  80|125 81    7  34 83  171| 58 GS              
 2008 07 25 20:11: 7.50  -5.808  146.658 PDE| 31.0 5.3 1.3  17 |1.12 83  51  0.36  3 285 -1.48  5 195|281 40   84 109 50   95| 51 GS              
 2008 07 29 18:54:35.19  -2.670  152.659 PDE| 15.0 5.2 7.1  16 |6.56 58 264  1.02  8   8 -7.59 30 104|  7 76   81 220 17  122| 73 GS              
 2008 08 04 15:16:53.19  -5.060  151.796 PDE| 42.0 5.5 2.1  17 |2.27 81  18 -0.45  5 248 -1.83  6 158|242 39   81  73 52   97| 60 GS              
 2008 08 30 06:54: 7.61  -6.146  147.258 PDE| 75.0 6.3 3.2  18 |3.51 42  10 -0.65 44 217 -2.86 13 113| 56 72  137 162 50   24| 63 GS              
 2008 10 18 00:54:39.65  -6.951  147.269 PDE| 75.0 5.6 3.7  17 |3.77 14 186 -0.15 12 279 -3.62 70  49|107 61  -75 258 32 -115| 92 GS              
 2008 11 01 01:13: 9.64  -3.399  148.712 PDE|  1.0 5.9 8.8  17 |8.36 23 339  0.87 49 100 -9.23 30 234| 20 50 -174 286 85  -40| 81 GS              
 2009 01 22 13:40:25.99  -5.912  148.511 PDE| 42.0 6.1 1.5  18 |1.58 81  26 -0.28  4 260 -1.30  6 170|255 38   82  85 52   96| 65 GS              
 2009 02 08 15:34:37.22  -6.116  147.824 PDE| 35.0 5.5 2.3  17 |2.15 81  25  0.18  2 281 -2.33  8 191|279 37   86 103 54   93| 85 GS              
 2009 03 03 01:19:38.45  -3.763  151.242 PDE| 11.0 5.3 1.1  17 |0.81  8 167  0.43 80   2 -1.24  2 258|213 85  172 303 82    5| 31 GS              
 2009 03 24 23:28:28.05  -5.141  151.823 PDE| 36.0 5.8 7.2  17 |6.93 80 336  0.47  1  78 -7.41  8 168| 77 54   88 261 36   93| 87 GS              
 2009 05 05 22:26: 7.34  -4.787  151.772 PDE| 97.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.39 53 208 -0.05  4 304 -1.35 36  37|303 81   86 150 10  116| 93 GS              
 2009 05 12 01:26:26.58  -5.664  149.543 PDE| 84.0 6.1 1.5  18 |1.40 39 149  0.18 12  49 -1.58 47 304|300 13  -18  48 86 -103| 77 GS              
 2009 05 12 16:01:43.59  -4.635  152.885 PDE| 52.0 5.4 1.5  17 |1.61 76  10 -0.26  8 240 -1.35 10 149| 67 56  101 228 35   74| 68 GS              
 2009 06 23 14:19:22.35  -5.157  153.782 PDE| 68.0 6.7 1.4  19 |1.32 74 272  0.09  8 150 -1.41 12  58|336 58  100 138 33   75| 87 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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