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Magnitude 7.2 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS

Sunday, September 02, 2007 at 01:05:18 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 95 km (60 miles) S of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl. or about 440 km (275 miles) ESE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl. or about 680 km (425 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands at 7:05 PM MDT, Sep 1, 2007 (Sep 02 at 12:05 PM local time in Santa Cruz Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.

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


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