Historic USGS Moment Tensor Solutions

Magnitude 6.6 NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 22:15:05 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 01 18:54:59.01  -5.878  146.884 PDE| 35.0 6.1 2.0  18 |1.91 81 341  0.15  5 108 -2.06  6 199|295 38   98 105 52   83| 85 GS              
 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 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 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 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 10 23 10:04:35.04  -2.635  145.574 PDE|  2.0 6.3 3.1  18 |3.04 23 299  0.08 63 149 -3.12 11  34|345 82  155  79 65    9| 95 GS              
 2008 10 28 16:00: 3.24  -3.494  145.867 PDE| 12.0 5.9 1.0  18 |0.85  9 309  0.34 78 169 -1.18  7  41| 86 78    1 355 89  168| 42 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 04 01 03:54:58.77  -3.522  144.102 PDE| 11.0 6.3 3.2  18 |2.85 18 313  0.64 65 173 -3.49 14  48|  1 87  156  92 66    3| 63 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              
 2010 01 03 04:11:39.49  -5.297  145.859 PDE| 34.0 5.8 5.6  17 |4.78 71  20  1.44 14 159 -6.23 11 252|  1 35  115 150 59   73| 54 GS              
 2010 01 10 13:27:31.37  -6.075  147.500 PDE| 66.0 5.4 1.6  17 |1.61 55  36 -0.11 26 259 -1.49 20 159|212 34   37  90 70  118| 86 GS              
 2010 04 17 23:15:22.02  -6.669  147.291 PDE| 63.0 6.2 2.7  18 |2.20 86  79  0.85  3 280 -3.05  1 190|278 44   86 104 46   94| 44 GS              
 2010 04 22 18:32:19.54  -6.613  146.426 PDE|123.0 5.4 1.5  17 |1.61 11 198 -0.24 32 100 -1.37 55 305|322 44  -40  83 64 -126| 70 GS              
 2010 04 23 09:25:59.20  -6.701  147.340 PDE| 85.0 5.4 1.4  17 |1.35 85 224  0.08  2 343 -1.43  3  73|341 49   87 166 41   93| 89 GS              
 2010 06 02 09:28:53.25  -6.159  149.413 PDE| 34.0 5.8 7.4  17 |7.50 82 335 -0.10  0  70 -7.40  7 160| 70 52   89 251 38   91| 97 GS              

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