USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G
13/07/07 20:30:07 UTC
Epicenter: 6.02S 149.72E

 Energy Magnitude         Me 6.6                                       
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:        56.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike=185 Dip=55 Slip=  90
 NP2:         5     35        90
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg=80  Azm= 95
  P                  10      275
 RADIATED ENERGY:                                                     
  No. of sta:  6  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       2.0+0.8*10**14 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Depth from synthetics
  of broadband displacement     
  seismograms.                  
  Apparent Stress       1.57 MPa

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