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News Release

Magnitude 6.6 STATE OF YAP, FED. STATES OF MICRONESIA
Sunday, January 16, 2005 at 20:17:52 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred 330 km (205 miles) ENE of Yap, Micronesia at 1:17 PM MST, Jan 16, 2005 (Jan 17 at 6:17 AM local time in Micronesia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No damage is expected.

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