USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

VANUATU
12/12/02 00:54:23 UTC
Epicenter: 16.97S 167.63E

 Energy Magnitude         Me 6.0                                       
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:        32.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike=170 Dip=55 Slip=  90
 NP2:       350     35        90
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg=80  Azm= 80
  P                  10      260
 RADIATED ENERGY:                                                     
  No. of sta: 16  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       1.9+0.4*10**13 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Depth from synthetics
  of broadband displacement     
  seismograms.                  
  Apparent Stress       0.40 MPa

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