USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G
12/12/15 19:30:03 UTC
Epicenter: 4.72S 152.96E

 Energy Magnitude         Me 5.6                                       
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:        52.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike= 85 Dip=60 Slip=  90
 NP2:       265     30        90
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg=75  Azm=355
  P                  15      175
 RADIATED ENERGY:                                                     
  No. of sta:  6  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       4.9+1.1*10**12 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Depth from synthetics
  of broadband displacement     
  seismograms.                  
  Apparent Stress       0.20 MPa

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