Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 6.3 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Friday, August 19, 2011 at 05:36:32 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 07 19 02:39:28.70  37.552  142.214 PDE| 21.0 6.8 2.2  19 |2.29 57 295 -0.25  2 201 -2.04 32 110| 23 77   92 191 13   79| 78 GS              
 2008 07 21 11:30:29.28  37.186  142.051 PDE| 20.0 5.8 5.6  17 |5.64 61 306 -0.12 10 196 -5.51 26 100| 20 72  101 166 21   58| 96 GS              
 2008 07 23 15:26:19.95  39.802  141.464 PDE|101.0 6.8 2.0  19 |1.69 31 264  0.49  2 173 -2.18 57  79|173 77  -92   3 13  -79| 55 GS              
 2008 08 08 15:53: 9.94  41.171  142.189 PDE| 39.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.66 61 307 -0.23  9 199 -1.43 26 104| 22 72  100 171 20   61| 72 GS              
 2008 09 11 00:20:50.92  41.892  143.754 PDE| 23.0 6.8 1.9  19 |1.57 58 283  0.46  6  25 -2.03 30 119| 23 76   83 230 16  116| 55 GS              
 2008 09 22 07:31:59.17  41.578  140.450 PDE|145.0 5.6 3.6  17 |3.62  1 329 -0.07 30 238 -3.56 59  62| 88 51  -49 213 54 -129| 96 GS              
 2008 12 03 23:16:54.87  38.589  142.878 PDE| 14.0 5.8 5.9  17 |5.37 61 288  0.99  3  25 -6.37 28 118| 25 74   86 219 17  104| 69 GS              
 2008 12 04 03:10:55.00  38.567  142.890 PDE| 16.0 5.3 1.1  17 |1.03 67 293  0.19  1  26 -1.22 22 117| 26 68   89 210 23   94| 69 GS              
 2008 12 05 20:03:11.11  38.529  143.003 PDE| 14.0 5.5 2.2  17 |2.33 56 302 -0.34  9 198 -2.00 32 102| 20 78  100 161 16   52| 71 GS              
 2008 12 18 06:47:13.62  38.429  143.002 PDE| 14.0 5.3 1.1  17 |1.10 68 297 -0.04  1  30 -1.06 21 121| 30 66   89 213 24   93| 93 GS              
 2008 12 20 10:29:23.10  36.541  142.425 PDE| 21.0 6.2 2.9  18 |2.46 49 210  0.71 29 343 -3.17 24  88|335 76   59 222 34  153| 55 GS              
 2008 12 21 09:16:44.74  36.541  142.317 PDE| 14.0 5.8 6.8  17 |7.44 26  92 -1.54 37 340 -5.90 41 208|232 39  -14 334 81 -128| 59 GS              
 2009 01 31 21:51:52.18  36.719  141.148 PDE| 30.0 5.7 4.4  17 |3.52 57 292  1.49  3  27 -5.00 31 119| 27 77   87 222 13  104| 40 GS              
 2009 02 15 09:24:31.70  40.239  142.236 PDE| 33.0 5.6 3.6  17 |3.40 61 325  0.39 14 206 -3.79 23 109| 32 71  106 171 25   52| 79 GS              
 2009 02 22 14:24:11.66  41.749  144.020 PDE| 21.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.38 60 262 -0.04 13  17 -1.34 25 113| 13 72   76 231 23  126| 94 GS              
 2009 03 07 14:33: 4.91  41.796  143.693 PDE| 25.0 5.3 1.3  17 |1.29 62 313  0.04 14 192 -1.33 22  96| 19 70  106 159 26   54| 94 GS              
 2009 06 05 03:30:33.06  41.824  143.445 PDE| 28.0 6.3 3.1  18 |3.26 59 291 -0.24  4  30 -3.02 29 122| 29 75   85 228 16  108| 85 GS              
 2009 06 06 05:52:43.30  35.483  140.914 PDE| 30.0 5.7 4.2  17 |4.76 16 206 -1.39 37 310 -3.38 47  97|256 43 -153 145 72  -50| 42 GS              
 2009 06 23 07:37:17.57  38.850  142.389 PDE| 37.0 5.6 2.8  17 |2.92 77  79 -0.33 11 240 -2.59  3 331|231 50   75  74 42  107| 77 GS              
 2010 01 17 06:04:36.52  37.938  143.599 PDE|  7.0 5.6 2.9  17 |3.29 33 286 -0.94  5 192 -2.35 55  94|192 79  -96  38 13  -64| 43 GS              

Latest USGS Fast Moment Tensor Solutions

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