Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 7.3 VANUATU
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 05:23:46 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 04 09 11:13:17.69 -20.175  168.861 PDE| 16.0 6.2 2.2  18 |1.97 61  36  0.41 19 167 -2.38 20 265| 25 30  132 159 68   69| 66 GS              
 2008 04 09 12:46:12.72 -20.071  168.892 PDE| 47.0 7.2 7.6  19 |8.30 73  47 -1.58  4 153 -6.72 16 245|343 29  100 151 61   84| 62 GS              
 2008 04 11 17:45: 1.94 -20.392  168.839 PDE| 13.0 5.8 6.6  17 |7.04 66  54 -1.02  2 149 -6.04 22 240|335 22   96 149 68   88| 71 GS              
 2008 04 19 05:58:42.25 -20.273  168.796 PDE| 14.0 6.1 1.6  18 |1.51 31 284  0.22 50 145 -1.72 20  28|334 83  141  70 52    9| 74 GS              
 2008 04 28 18:33:34.20 -19.941  168.953 PDE| 35.0 6.3 3.5  18 |3.37 83 340  0.21  6 158 -3.59  0 248|345 45   99 152 46   81| 88 GS              
 2008 04 28 20:26:53.11 -20.238  168.824 PDE|  7.0 5.9 8.9  17 |9.14  8  10 -0.42 18 102 -8.72 69 256| 80 40 -119 296 56  -68| 91 GS              
 2008 05 01 04:57:50.19 -19.471  168.878 PDE| 35.0 5.6 3.1  17 |2.76 78 341  0.57 11 143 -3.33  3 234|134 49   75 336 43  107| 66 GS              
 2008 09 08 03:03:15.93 -19.964  169.108 PDE| 34.0 6.1 1.9  18 |1.55 81 145  0.53  7 343 -2.07  2 253|335 43   78 171 48  101| 49 GS              
 2008 09 12 16:44:30.75 -21.682  170.471 PDE|103.0 5.8 5.6  17 |5.74 39 323 -0.20 38  94 -5.54 27 208| 89 83   51 350 39  168| 93 GS              
 2008 10 25 19:24:50.91 -17.227  167.255 PDE|  6.0 5.7 3.9  17 |3.83 16 292  0.20 43 186 -4.03 41  37| 66 48  -21 170 74 -136| 90 GS              
 2008 10 27 05:43:50.58 -14.635  167.183 PDE|129.0 5.6 3.6  17 |3.78 39 138 -0.39 48 339 -3.39 10 237|286 55   24 182 71  142| 79 GS              
 2008 11 04 18:35:45.27 -17.135  168.458 PDE|220.0 6.2 2.6  18 |2.25 45  68  0.68 44 246 -2.93  0 337|213 60   36 103 59  145| 54 GS              
 2008 11 07 07:19:35.71 -14.829  168.032 PDE|  7.0 6.2 2.8  18 |2.97 73 292 -0.45  4 186 -2.52 15  94|  9 61   96 177 29   80| 70 GS              
 2008 12 09 17:28:58.64 -15.929  168.173 PDE|225.0 6.0 1.3  18 |1.40 52 140 -0.18 21 261 -1.21 29   3|139 25  150 256 78   68| 74 GS              
 2008 12 13 22:37:20.33 -14.103  166.572 PDE| 14.0 5.4 1.5  17 |1.65 76  44 -0.39  7 167 -1.25 10 258|358 35  103 163 56   81| 53 GS              
 2009 05 29 06:20:14.61 -17.026  168.329 PDE| 13.0 5.6 3.2  17 |3.11 12  17  0.17 72 149 -3.29 12 284| 61 73 -180 331 90  -17| 90 GS              
 2009 06 02 02:17: 3.51 -17.757  167.949 PDE|                  |     60  75                    30 255|165 75   90 345 15   90|    GS              
 2009 06 04 17:10: 3.67 -17.735  167.762 PDE|  6.0 5.5 2.4  17 |2.55 56  78 -0.27  1 170 -2.28 33 260|356 12   96 170 78   89| 79 GS              
 2009 06 05 21:16:55.58 -17.429  167.721 PDE|  7.0 5.7 3.9  17 |4.02 65  96 -0.29  3 359 -3.73 24 267|351 21   81 181 69   93| 86 GS              
 2009 06 12 09:44:15.06 -17.611  167.812 PDE| 14.0 6.0 1.1  18 |0.93 62 134  0.30 20 358 -1.23 17 262|324 33   51 188 65  112| 51 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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