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To: vallee@geoazur.unice.fr
From: scardec@geoazur.unice.fr
Subject:  [SCARDEC] Recent Mw=5.7 earthquake, located in NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IRAN
Message-Id: <20121205174806.2C89EE74416@alto.unice.fr>
Date: Wed,  5 Dec 2012 18:48:06 +0100 (CET)

2012 12 05 17 08 12.0 33.520 59.570 7.0 5.7 98 48 33 345 66 133
INDICATIF_SEISME 20121205_170812_NORTHERN_AND_CENTRAL_IRAN

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Errors-To: researchcmt-bounces@geohazards.usgs.gov

USGS research CMT: maintained and developed by Jascha Polet at Cal Poly Pomona.
This is a research system and solutions are *not* official USGS earthquake magnitudes.
AUTOMATIC solution, not reviewed by a seismologist, beta version 11/18/12
More details on this rCMT at http://neic.cr.usgs.gov/beta/rcmt/events/121205170812.C000E4LQ
usr/passwd : rcmt/rcmt  Event only available after completion bootstrapping
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General region :  C000E4LQ EASTERN IRAN                                      
surface waves  (3.0,3.5,7,7.5 mHz)
Stations used :  BFO KEV KMBO KONO KURK LVZ OBN TLY ULN                                                             
Origin time: 2012  340  17   8  12
Origin time reformatted: 2012-12-05 17:08:12
Original location (lat,lon,depth) :  33.5    59.6   5             
Moment tensor (x1.e26 dyncm) :
Mrr :      0.015904 Mtt :     -0.011642
Mff :     -0.004262 Mrt :      0.248669
Mrf :      0.082091 Mtf :      0.030949
T-axis:  moment=     0.275   plunge=    45.207  azimuth=   336.546    
N-axis:  moment=    -0.023   plunge=     6.003  azimuth=    72.626    
P-axis:  moment=    -0.252   plunge=    44.166  azimuth=   168.488    
best double couple: Mo=    0.263(x1.e26 dyncm)  Mw=6.2  tau=  3.6     
nodal planes (strike/dip/slip):   72.57/ 89.48/ 84.04     337.60/  6.03/175.01  
Centroid location :   33.531    59.577    10.000
Centroid time :      5.986
Variance reduction (%) :  39.1

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t-comp:     0    0    0    0    1    0    3    0    0    0    1    0            
Total number of traces used =  16  
number of runs = 3
starttime = Wed Dec 5 10:28:23 MST 2012
Solution produced by inversion of channels with var red > 2%
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To: eqinfo-mt@gfz-potsdam.de
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Subject: MT solution GFZ event gfz2012xwrl

GFZ Event gfz2012xwrl
12/12/05 17:08:13.30
Northern and Central Iran
Epicenter: 33.54 59.64
MW 5.7

GFZ MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
Depth  10         No. of sta: 33
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
  Mrr= 1.59       Mtt=-1.18
  Mpp=-0.41       Mrt= 1.29
  Mrp= 1.40       Mtp=-1.18
Principal axes:
  T  Val=  3.94  Plg=39  Azm=312
  N        0.05      51      131
  P       -3.99       0      221

Best Double Couple:Mo=4.0*10**17
 NP1:Strike=349 Dip=63 Slip= 150
 NP2:        94     64        30

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To: cmtcustomers@ldeo.columbia.edu
Subject: quick CMT: 2012/12/05, 17:08:12.6, NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IRAN, MW=5.7
X-Scanned-By: MIMEDefang 2.49 on 129.236.10.30


Here is the solution for the recent event.

December 5, 2012, NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IRAN, MW=5.7

Howard Koss

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C201212051708A  
DATA: II IU CU G  IC MN LD GE DK
L.P.BODY WAVES:105S, 180C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   62S,  67C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 137S, 256C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20121205154619
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      17:08:14.8 0.1
LAT:33.46N 0.01;LON: 59.58E 0.01
DEP: 17.9  0.4;TRIANG HDUR:  1.8
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**24 D-CM
RR= 2.160 0.051; TT=-1.840 0.048
PP=-0.311 0.046; RT= 0.252 0.118
RP= 2.160 0.135; TP= 4.430 0.043
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  4.759;PLG=36;AZM=305
2.(N)       1.011;    52;    144
3.(P)      -5.761;     9;     42
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 5.26*10**24
NP1: STRIKE= 90;DIP=58;SLIP=  21
NP2: STRIKE=348;DIP=72;SLIP= 146

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To: alert@emsc-csem.org, m.d.zirbes@gmail.com, zirbes@usgs.gov
Subject: USGS WPhase Moment Tensor Solution

12/12/ 5 17: 8:12.00

Epicenter:  33.490   59.554
MW 5.8

USGS/WPHASE CENTROID MOMENT TENSOR
12/12/ 5 17: 8:12.00
Centroid:   33.490   59.314
Depth  11         No. of sta: 42
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
  Mrr= 2.40       Mtt=-1.79
  Mpp=-0.60       Mrt= 0.78
  Mrp= 3.72       Mtp= 3.57
 Principal axes:
  T  Val=  5.90  Plg=45  Azm=300
  N     = -0.57      39      151
  P     = -5.33      15       47

Best Double Couple:Mo=5.6*10**17
 NP1:Strike= 96 Dip=45 Slip=  26
 NP2:       347     72       132

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