Determination of earthquake source parameters from waveform data for studies of global and regional seismicity

@article{Dziewoski1981DeterminationOE,
  title={Determination of earthquake source parameters from waveform data for studies of global and regional seismicity},
  author={Adam M. Dziewoński and T.-A. Chou and John H. Woodhouse},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={1981},
  volume={86},
  pages={2825-2852}
}
It is possible to use the waveform data not only to derive the source mechanism of an earthquake but also to establish the hypocentral coordinates of the ‘best point source’ (the centroid of the stress glut density) at a given frequency. Thus two classical problems of seismology are combined into a single procedure. Given an estimate of the origin time, epicentral coordinates and depth, an initial moment tensor is derived using one of the variations of the method described in detail by Gilbert… 
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