Historic Earthquakes

Magnitude 7.1 Near Coast of Northern Chile
1998 January 30 12:16:08 UTC

 98/01/30 12:16: 9.43
 NORTHERN CHILE (REVISED)
 Epicenter: -23.510  -69.832
 mb 6.3     MS 6.4

 MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth  48         No. of sta: 57
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**19 Nm
   Mrr= 2.51       Mtt= 0.03
   Mff=-2.53       Mrt= 0.51
   Mrf=-2.44       Mtf=-1.09
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  3.71  Plg=63  Azm= 58
   N       -0.01      18      187
   P       -3.71      20      284

 Best Double Couple:Mo=3.7*10**19
                    Mw=7.0
  NP1:Strike= 41 Dip=30 Slip= 128
  NP2:       179     67        71
                                      
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution