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Magnitude 6.5 SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS

Friday, September 28, 2007 at 01:35:51 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS, about 160 km (100 miles) E of Tadine, Loyalty Islands or 1800 km (1120 miles) ENE of Brisbane, Australia at 7:35 PM MDT, Sep 27, 2007 (Sep 28 at 12:35 PM local time in New Caledonia). 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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