USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

OFF THE COAST OF GUATEMALA
13/03/10 10:18:17 UTC
Epicenter: 12.81N 90.69W

 Energy Magnitude         Me 5.9                                       
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:         8.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike=315 Dip=75 Slip= -90
 NP2:       135     15       -90
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg=30  Azm= 45
  P                  60      225
 RADIATED ENERGY:                                                     
  No. of sta:  9  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       1.5+0.4*10**13 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Depth from synthetics
  of broadband displacement     
  seismograms.                  
  Apparent Stress       1.32 MPa

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