Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 6.3 VANUATU
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 02:47:59 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 09 08 18:52: 6.97 -13.501  166.967 PDE|106.0 6.9 3.1  19 |3.25 89 353 -0.32  0 180 -2.93  0  90|  1 45   91 180 45   89| 80 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              
 2009 07 16 17:59:36.10 -17.534  167.721 PDE|  4.0 5.8 6.2  17 |6.33 76  47 -0.25  9 179 -6.08 10 271| 13 36  106 173 56   79| 92 GS              
 2009 07 26 23:01:31.27 -17.755  168.089 PDE| 28.0 5.7 4.8  17 |4.67 33  83  0.19  3 350 -4.86 56 254|189 12  -71 350 79  -94| 92 GS              
 2009 08 14 08:19:58.03 -13.912  166.682 PDE| 27.0 5.7 3.8  17 |3.69 79 122  0.23  9 326 -3.92  4 235|315 42   75 154 50  103| 88 GS              
 2009 10 07 22:03:14.47 -13.006  166.510 PDE|                  |     80  85                    10 265|175 55   90 355 35   90|    GS              
 2009 10 09 13:12:32.22 -13.357  166.503 PDE| 23.0 5.5 2.1  17 |2.06  7 294  0.11 32  28 -2.17 56 193|353 48 -137 231 60  -51| 90 GS              
 2009 10 10 14:25:15.78 -14.117  166.691 PDE| 19.0 5.7 3.9  17 |3.89 73 112 -0.06 10 345 -3.82 13 253|330 33   71 172 59  102| 97 GS              
 2009 10 12 20:59:38.12 -14.075  166.253 PDE|  3.0 5.7 4.5  17 |4.09 52  79  0.67  3 345 -4.75 37 253|324  8   68 166 82   93| 72 GS              
 2009 11 08 15:46: 9.22 -16.008  167.993 PDE|174.0 5.5 2.0  17 |2.18 42 148 -0.37  9  50 -1.81 46 310|309  9  -11  50 88  -99| 66 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver