Historic Earthquakes

Magnitude 6.6 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region
1998 May 30 06:22:28 UTC

 98/05/30 06:22:28.90
 AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORD REG.
 Epicenter:  37.213   69.933
 mb 5.8     MS 6.9

 MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth  35         No. of sta: 39
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**18 Nm
   Mrr= 0.94       Mtt=-5.43
   Mff= 4.49       Mrt=-1.62
   Mrf=-1.57       Mtf=-5.03
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  6.72  Plg= 9  Azm= 69
   N        1.31      74      191
   P       -8.02      13      337

 Best Double Couple:Mo=7.4*10**18
                    Mw=6.5
  NP1:Strike=113 Dip=74 Slip=-177
  NP2:        22     87       -16
                                      
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution