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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/121207195021.C000E62J
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General region :  C000E62J EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG.,                          
surface waves  (3.0,3.5,7,7.5 mHz)
Stations used : BILL CASY KIP MAJO SNZO TAU ULN YSS                                                                 
Origin time: 2012  342  19  50  21
Origin time reformatted: 2012-12-07 19:50:21
Original location (lat,lon,depth) :  -7.6   147.0 119             
Moment tensor (x1.e26 dyncm) :
Mrr :      0.016531 Mtt :     -0.057933
Mff :      0.041402 Mrt :     -0.005501
Mrf :      0.012396 Mtf :      0.024707
T-axis:  moment=     0.051   plunge=    17.843  azimuth=   281.904    
N-axis:  moment=     0.014   plunge=    71.164  azimuth=   121.240    
P-axis:  moment=    -0.065   plunge=     5.841  azimuth=    13.791    
best double couple: Mo=    0.058(x1.e26 dyncm)  Mw=5.8  tau=  2.1     
nodal planes (strike/dip/slip):   59.15/ 73.22/  8.69     326.63/ 81.68/163.04  
Centroid location :   -5.737   144.848   146.769
Centroid time :    -21.309
Variance reduction (%) :  -0.5

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z-comp:     1    1    0    1    0    1    3    0    0    0    0    1            
r-comp:     0    1    0    1    0    1    3    0    0    0    0    1            
t-comp:     0    1    0    1    0    1    3    0    0    0    0    1            
Total number of traces used =  22  
number of runs = 13
starttime = Fri Dec 7 13:03:06 MST 2012
Solution produced by inversion of all available channels
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Subject: MT solution GFZ event gfz2012yanv

GFZ Event gfz2012yanv
12/12/07 19:50:26.57
Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G.
Epicenter: -7.73 146.94
MW 5.5

GFZ MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
Depth 135         No. of sta: 52
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
  Mrr= 0.52       Mtt=-1.73
  Mpp= 1.21       Mrt=-0.65
  Mrp= 1.58       Mtp=-1.73
Principal axes:
  T  Val=  2.48  Plg=38  Azm=273
  N       -0.17      43      135
  P       -2.31      23       22

Best Double Couple:Mo=2.4*10**17
 NP1:Strike=324 Dip=81 Slip= 134
 NP2:        64     45        13

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To: cmtcustomers@ldeo.columbia.edu
Subject: quick CMT: 2012/12/07, 19:50:21.4, EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G., MW=5.6
X-Scanned-By: MIMEDefang 2.49 on 129.236.10.30


Here is the solution for the recent event.

December 7, 2012, EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G., MW=5.6

Goran Ekstrom

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C201212071950A  
DATA: II IU CU G  LD MN GE DK IC
L.P.BODY WAVES: 52S,  59C, T= 40
MANTLE WAVES:   10S,  10C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 121S, 204C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20121208195054
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      19:50:25.5 0.2
LAT: 7.59S 0.01;LON:147.01E 0.01
DEP:143.6  2.1;TRIANG HDUR:  1.6
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**24 D-CM
RR= 0.067 0.079; TT=-2.660 0.079
PP= 2.590 0.081; RT=-1.270 0.056
RP= 2.220 0.053; TP= 0.836 0.073
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  3.883;PLG=30;AZM=271
2.(N)      -0.264;    47;    142
3.(P)      -3.622;    27;     18
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 3.75*10**24
NP1: STRIKE= 56;DIP=47;SLIP=   2
NP2: STRIKE=324;DIP=88;SLIP= 137

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