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To: vallee@geoazur.unice.fr
From: scardec@geoazur.unice.fr
Subject:  [SCARDEC] Recent Mw=6.6 earthquake, located in VANUATU ISLANDS
Message-Id: <20140101164937.BB678E74414@alto.unice.fr>
Date: Wed,  1 Jan 2014 17:49:37 +0100 (CET)
X-UID: 19952                                                  
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2014 01 01 16 03 30.0 -13.873 167.202 189.0 6.6 180 45 112 331 49 70
INDICATIF_SEISME 20140101_160330_VANUATU_ISLANDS

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To: jaschapolet@gmail.com
Subject: [rCMT] Mw=6.5 
X-UID: 19944                                                  
Status: O
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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 12/21/12
More details on this rCMT at http://neic.cr.usgs.gov/beta/rcmt/events/140101160330.c000lvb5 
usr/passwd : rcmt/rcmt  Event only available after completion bootstrapping
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General region :  c000lvb5                                                   
surface waves  (3.0,3.5,7,7.5 mHz)
Stations used :  CASY CTAO KIP MAJO PMG SNZO TAU YSS                                                                
Origin time: 2014    1  16   3  30
Origin time reformatted: 2014-01-01 16:03:30
Original location (lat,lon,depth) : -13.9   167.2 211             
Moment tensor (x1.e26 dyncm) :
Mrr :      0.735242 Mtt :     -0.047818
Mff :     -0.687424 Mrt :     -0.183895
Mrf :     -0.207118 Mtf :      0.289875
T-axis:  moment=     0.825   plunge=    71.591  azimuth=   145.310    
N-axis:  moment=    -0.015   plunge=    17.694  azimuth=   341.866    
P-axis:  moment=    -0.810   plunge=     4.918  azimuth=   250.293    
best double couple: Mo=    0.817(x1.e26 dyncm)  Mw=6.5  tau=  5.2     
nodal planes (strike/dip/slip):  321.85/ 42.98/ 63.53     176.09/ 52.39/112.56  
Centroid location :  -13.517   167.282   207.176
Centroid time :      4.473
Variance reduction (%) :  70.2

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z-comp:     1    0    0    0    1    0    2    0    1    1    0    2            
r-comp:     1    0    0    0    1    0    1    0    1    1    0    1            
t-comp:     1    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    1    1    0    1            
Total number of traces used =  19  
number of runs = 12
starttime = Wed Jan 1 09:18:50 MST 2014
depth loop = Wed Jan 1 09:44:05 MST 2014 - Wed Jan 1 09:44:14 MST 2014
Solution produced by inversion of channels with var red > 2%
Initial magnitude 6.6  : depth search was triggered. Initial depth 196 km.
DInit  CMTDep  VarRed
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020     10.000 26.85
040     10.000 14.03
060     10.000 30.98
100     188.127 55.57
200     204.784 55.61
300     211.603 55.62
400     197.024 54.85
500     77.527 13.56
600     436.827 34.27
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Subject: MT solution GFZ event gfz2014abfu
X-UID: 19931                                                  
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GFZ Event gfz2014abfu
14/01/01 16:03:31.01
Vanuatu Islands
Epicenter: -13.83 167.24
MW 6.5

GFZ MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
Depth 187         No. of sta: 16
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**18 Nm
  Mrr= 6.61       Mtt=-1.02
  Mpp=-5.59       Mrt=-2.46
  Mrp=-1.24       Mtp= 2.07
Principal axes:
  T  Val=  7.58  Plg=71  Azm=156
  N       -1.19      19      340
  P       -6.40       1      249

Best Double Couple:Mo=7.1*10**18
 NP1:Strike=177 Dip=49 Slip= 116
 NP2:       321     47        63

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To: cmtcustomers@ldeo.columbia.edu
Subject: quick CMT: 2014/01/01, 16:03:30.3, VANUATU ISLANDS, MW=6.5
X-Scanned-By: MIMEDefang 2.49 on 129.236.10.30
X-UID: 20072                                                  
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Here is the solution for the recent event.

January 1, 2014, VANUATU ISLANDS, MW=6.5

Goran Ekstrom
Meredith Nettles

CENTROID-MOMENT-TENSOR  SOLUTION
GCMT EVENT:     C201401011603A  
DATA: II IU G  LD DK CU MN IC GE
 KP 
L.P.BODY WAVES:172S, 424C, T= 50
MANTLE WAVES:  159S, 284C, T=125
SURFACE WAVES: 176S, 446C, T= 50
TIMESTAMP:      Q-20140101160800
CENTROID LOCATION:
ORIGIN TIME:      16:03:34.3 0.0
LAT:13.88S 0.00;LON:167.09E 0.00
DEP:197.4  0.3;TRIANG HDUR:  4.5
MOMENT TENSOR: SCALE 10**26 D-CM
RR= 0.722 0.003; TT=-0.029 0.003
PP=-0.694 0.003; RT=-0.227 0.003
RP=-0.051 0.003; TP= 0.203 0.003
PRINCIPAL AXES:
1.(T) VAL=  0.793;PLG=73;AZM=166
2.(N)      -0.042;    17;    344
3.(P)      -0.751;     0;     74
BEST DBLE.COUPLE:M0= 7.72*10**25
NP1: STRIKE=181;DIP=47;SLIP= 113
NP2: STRIKE=328;DIP=48;SLIP=  67

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X-UID: 22686                                                  
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USGS
2014-01-01T16:03:51.800Z
Epicenter: -13.7864 166.861700
Magnitude: M 6.5
Depth: 197.7
NP1:Strike=324 Dip=48 Slip=64
NP2:Strike=180 Dip=47 Slip=116
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