USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
12/12/07 18:19:07 UTC
Epicenter: 38.32S 176.09E

 Energy Magnitude         Me 5.3                                       
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:       163.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike= 70 Dip=80 Slip=  90
 NP2:       250     10        90
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg=55  Azm=340
  P                  35      160
 RADIATED ENERGY:                                                     
  No. of sta:  6  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       2.2+0.3*10**12 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Depth from synthetics
  of broadband displacement     
  seismograms.                  
  Apparent Stress       0.04 MPa

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