USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

SOLOMON ISLANDS
12/02/14 08:19:58 UTC
Epicenter: 10.39S 161.26E

  Me   6.2                                                             
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:        51.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike=275 Dip=65 Slip=  45
 NP2:       162     50       147
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg=49  Azm=136
  P                   9       35
 RADIATED ENERGY                                                      
  No. of sta: 13  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       4.4+1.0*10**13 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Complex earthquake   
  observed on broadband         
  displacement seismograms.  A  
  small event is followed by a  
  larger event about 3 seconds  
  later. Depth from synthetics  
  of broadband displacement     
  seismograms based on larger   
  event.                        

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