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Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 04:54:50 UTC

News Release

The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred 855 km (530 miles) W of Macquarie Island, Australia. 1905 km (1180 miles) S of MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia at 10:54 PM MDT, Jan 29, 2007 (Jan 30 at 2:54 PM local time in Epicentral Area). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. This earthquake is located in a remote area and no damage or casualties are expected.

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


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