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News Release

Friday, June 17, 2005 at 06:21:42 UTC

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

The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred about 200 km (125 miles) west of Eureka, California at 12:21 AM MDT, Jun 17, 2005 (Jun 16 at 10:21 PM PST in Pacific Ocean, 11:21 PM PDT in California). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt (III) at Arcata, Bayside, Burlingame, Crescent City, Daly City, Eureka, Felton, Ferndale, Fortuna, Los Gatos, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, South San Francisco and Trinidad. Also felt (III) at Brookings and Grants Pass, Oregon. Felt from southern Oregon south as far as the San Francisco Bay area.


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