USGS Energy and Broadband Solution

KURIL ISLANDS
13/03/01 12:53:52 UTC
Epicenter: 50.94N 157.51E

 Energy Magnitude         Me 5.5                                       
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:        33.0 km
 RADIATED ENERGY:                                                     
  No. of sta: 11  Focal mech.  M                                      
  Energy       3.4+0.7*10**12 Nm                                      
 COMMENT:   Complex earthquake  
  observed on broadband         
  displacement seismograms,     
  with at least two events      
  occurring about 4 seconds     
  apart, observed on            
  broadband displacement        
  seismograms. Depth from       
  synthetics of broadband       
  displacement seismograms      
  based on first event.         
  Apparent Stress       0.05 MPa

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