Historic Earthquakes: Moment Tensor Solution

Magnitude 5.8 NORTHERN ALGERIA
2003 May 27 17:11:29 UTC

 03/05/27 17:11:29.33
 NORTHERN ALGERIA                
 Epicenter:  36.874    3.701
 MW 5.8

 USGS MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth   4         No. of sta: 43
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
   Mrr= 4.80       Mtt=-4.43
   Mff=-0.37       Mrt=-2.33
   Mrf=-0.54       Mtf=-1.32
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  5.37  Plg=77  Azm=170
   N        0.01       1       74
   P       -5.38      13      344

 Best Double Couple:Mo=5.4*10**17
  NP1:Strike= 72 Dip=32 Slip=  87
  NP2:       255     58        92
                                      
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution