Historic Earthquakes

Magnitude 5.9 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region
1998 February 04 14:33:21 UTC

 98/02/04 14:33:21.83
 AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORD REG.
 Epicenter:  37.073   70.202
 mb 5.6     MS 6.1

 MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth  16         No. of sta:  8
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
   Mrr= 0.78       Mtt=-9.11
   Mff= 8.35       Mrt=-1.30
   Mrf=-1.21       Mtf=-1.32
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  8.61  Plg= 8  Azm= 86
   N        0.79      79      222
   P       -9.40       8      355

 Best Double Couple:Mo=9.0*10**17
                    Mw=5.9
  NP1:Strike=131 Dip=79 Slip= 180
  NP2:       221     90        11
                                      
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution