Historic Earthquakes: Moment Tensor Solution

Magnitude 5.9 SOUTHEASTERN IRAN
2003 August 21 04:02:09 UTC

 03/08/21 04:02: 9.73
 SOUTHEASTERN IRAN               
 Epicenter:  29.065   59.807
 MW 5.9

 USGS MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
 Depth  21         No. of sta: 35
 Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
   Mrr= 1.89       Mtt=-1.93
   Mff= 0.04       Mrt=-2.56
   Mrf=-1.88       Mtf= 5.70
  Principal axes:
   T  Val=  6.80  Plg=32  Azm=132
   N        0.01      57      300
   P       -6.80       5       39

 Best Double Couple:Mo=6.8*10**17
  NP1:Strike=170 Dip=64 Slip= 160
  NP2:       270     72        28
                                      
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Moment Tensor Solution