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    What is the Moment Tensor Solution saying?

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    sherryjeffries

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    What is the Moment Tensor Solution saying?

    Post  sherryjeffries on Sat 27 Feb 2010, 7:21 pm

    Is this pushing east? Dipping down? What is slip?



    BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: |
    NP1:Strike=300 Dip=45 Slip= 120


    USGS Centroid Moment Tensor Solution

    10/02/27 06:34:09.75
    BIO-BIO, CHILE
    Epicenter: -35.988 -72.782
    MW 8.6

    USGS CENTROID MOMENT TENSOR
    10/02/27 06:35:27.29
    Centroid: -35.757 -72.389
    Depth 36 No. of sta:189
    Moment Tensor; Scale 10**21 Nm
    Mrr= 7.40 Mtt=-0.53
    Mpp=-6.87 Mrt= 0.06
    Mrp=-5.95 Mtp=-0.76
    Principal axes:
    T Val= 9.57 Plg=69 Azm= 84
    N -0.48 3 183
    P -9.08 19 274

    Best Double Couple:Mo=9.3*10**21
    NP1:Strike= 11 Dip=25 Slip= 98
    NP2: 182 65 86

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    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2010/us2010tfan/results/tfan_slip.png

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