Historic Earthquakes: Moment Tensor Solution

Magnitude 6.8 NORTHERN ALGERIA
2003 May 21 18:44:19 UTC

 03/05/21 18:44:19.26
 NORTHERN ALGERIA                
 Epicenter:  36.893    3.780
 MW 6.7

 USGS MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth   9         No. of sta: 61
 NMSE  0.283
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**19 Nm
   Mrr= 1.31       Mtt=-0.88
   Mff=-0.42       Mrt= 0.07
   Mrf= 0.09       Mtf=-0.61
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  1.31  Plg=87  Azm=291
   N        0.00       2       55
   P       -1.31       2      145

 Best Double Couple:Mo=1.3*10**19
  NP1:Strike=237 Dip=43 Slip=  92
  NP2:        54     47        88
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution