Historic Earthquakes: Moment Tensor Solution

Magnitude 7.8 NEW BRITIAN REGION, P.N.G.
2000 November 17 21:01:56 UTC

 Dep  37           No. of sta: 42
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**20 Nm
   Mrr= 1.25       Mtt=-1.20
   Mff=-0.05       Mrt= 0.63
   Mrf=-0.05       Mtf= 0.19
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  1.40  Plg=76  Azm=  1
   N       -0.02       2       98
   P       -1.38      13      189
 Best Double Couple:Mo=1.4*10**20
  NP1:Strike=281 Dip=32 Slip=  94
  NP2:        97     58        88

Moment Tensor Solution