USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

MAURITIUS - REUNION REGION
12/07/26 05:33:31 UTC
Epicenter: 17.59S 66.36E

  Me   6.9                                                             
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:        20.0 km
 BROADBAND FAULT PLANE SOLUTION: 
 NP1:Strike=152 Dip=88 Slip= 178
 NP2:       242     88         2
 Principal Axes:
  T              Plg= 3  Azm=107
  P                   0       17
 RADIATED ENERGY                                                      
  No. of sta: 10  Focal mech.  F                                      
  Energy       5.3+1.6*10**14 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:  Complex earthquake   
  observed on broadband         
  displacement seismograms,     
  with at least one event       
  occurring about 4 seconds     
  after the onset. Depth from   
  synthetics of broadband       
  displacement seismograms.     

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