USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
11/03/09 02:45:18 UTC
Epicenter: 38.51N 142.79E

  Me   7.2
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:          32 km
 RADIATED ENERGY
  No. of sta: 13  Focal mech.  C
  Energy       1.3+0.2*10**15 Nm
 COMMENT:  Complex earthquake
  observed on broadband
  displacement seismograms, with
  at least two events occurring
  after the first event.  Depth
  from synthetics of broadband
  displacement seismograms.

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